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RJO Gymnastic Standout Wins Consecutive State Championship

Katie Finnegan, a fourth grade student at RJO recently won the New York State All Around Championship.

A fourth grader at RJO Intermediate recently won consecutive New York State All Around Championship at a competition in Elmira, NY.

Katie Finnegan, 9, took first place in the floor competition, second in beam and fourth on the vault, making her the New York State USG Level 6 All Around Champion. Katie’s team also won and are now the Level 6 NYS USAG first place team.

Katie recently got back from Brestyan’s gym in Massachusetts, where she had a second place all around finish. The gym is known for training Olympic champ Aly Raisman, whom Katie and her team had the honor of meeting while there.

Jenn Quinlan January 29, 2013 at 07:20 PM
What a very special girl!!!!!! What an amazing team!!'
duckduckgoose January 29, 2013 at 09:08 PM
Congratulations Katie!! Great job! And congrats to her teammates too!
Linda Finnegan January 30, 2013 at 01:27 AM
She is a "FANTASTIC FINNEGAN" and they are one "TERRIFIC TEAM"!
Doreen January 30, 2013 at 01:58 AM
From "The Finnegan's" of Northport? Mr &Mrs(PatQuinlan) Finnegan??
kim finnegan January 30, 2013 at 05:21 PM
No actually, they are her Aunt and Uncle. Katie is a Finnegan of Kings Park, (Vincent and Kim)

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