Cross country and track and field standout, Parker Stokes, is the 2018 Press and Sun Bulletin Athlete of the Year.
Parker is the reigning national and state champion in the steeplechase, which combines running laps and jumping over barriers including water. He also excel as a cross country runner. This year he finished second in the Class B state meet, was first in the region in the Nike Cross Regionals, and placed 22 in the Nike national meet.
Parker will continue his athletic and academic career at Georgetown University, where he will major in pre-medical studies.
to read the Pressconnects story about Parker.