Student brings home gold at cross-country titles
NANANGO State High School student Paige O'Connor has brought home medals in her first School Sport National Cross-Country Titles.
"It was exciting but I was a bit nervous too,” Paige said.
Paige, who was a member of the Queensland under-12 girls' team, won gold in the team event.
The relay team she was in also won bronze and Paige ran the fastest leg.
It was a great experience for the Year 7 student, who was tested by the harsh Tasmanian winter conditions that brought strong winds.
Paige hopes to put in a solid performance at the Wide Bay 1500m athletic trials this weekend.
It is a step towards her goal to be one of only two Queensland girls selected to represent the state in the event later in the year.