Physically fit: Snoqualmie Middle School lists year's Presidential Fitness winners, record holders

Snoqualmie Middle School students are making their mark, fitness-wise, recently completing their yearly Presidential Physical Fitness Testing.

Students are tested in the mile run for endurance, curl-ups for abdominal strength and endurance, flex arm hang for girls and pull-ups for boys, for upper body strength and endurance, sit and reach for flexibility and the shuttle run for speed and agility.

Those scoring in the 85th percentile or higher on each of the five tests earn the highest rating of Presidential Fitness.

Students for the 2012 year achieving this honor are: Eighth grade: Alex Campo, Kira Denny, Jacob Gonzales, Kai Hapke, Henry Mitchell, Jane Livingston, Katie Richardson, Jake Rovegno; Seventh grade: Max Bonda, Blake Brown, Courteney Carr, Jack Gillard, Nick Gregg, Anne Jacobson, Miranda Jarocki, Riley Laase, Claire Lis, Sophia Purdy, Mitchell Saunders, Eric Virta; Sixth grade: Logan Ford, Nick Marzetti, Austin Pangborn, Lexie Rose and Natalie Walker.

In addition to this list, SMS had Jean Salaya make it on the record board for performing 74 curl-ups in one minute. Christian Duvall ran onto the record board with a mile time of 5:43.0. On the girl’s board Hannah Waskom made it in the mile with a time of 6:09.0 and both Kai Hapke and Jimmy Jacobson ran the shuttle in 8.4 to make it on the SMS Fitness Record Board.


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