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Weddington High School senior tennis player Grant Kimner has been named the Union County Student-Athlete of the Week, Powered by Huntington Learning Center.  The son of Bill and Terri Kimner was a member of the A State Championship team last year and hopes for another title this season.  The state title went right to the top of Grant’s favorite sports memories. In addition to the team title, Grant was a member of the doubles runner-up state championship team with partner Henry Hatt.

 
Grant was named Weddington’s Player of the Year last year and was also named All-Conference, All-Region and All-State in 2017.

 
Tennis and other sports have  taught Grant many life lessons.

 

“Playing sports has taught me Leadership and Responsibilities on and off the court. Everyone can’t be a winner all the time. It’s what you learn from the failures and improve on it.”

 
Grant is a high level student with a 4.2 grade point average. He is a member of the National Honor Society and the National French Honor Society.  He has earned an Academic Bar every year of high school.  Grant hopes to attend a top Engineering School to major in Aerospace Engineering next year.   Congratulations to Grant Kimner for being named the Union County Student-Athlete of the Week, Powered by Huntington Learning Center.

 

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