Kimberly Thomas - 2012
Track & Field
Indoor – Named to the SoCon All-Freshman Team for the 400m Dash…Competed in 200m, 300m, 400m and 4x400m Relay events…Posted personal best of 41.52 in the 300m Sprint at the Tiger Paw Invitational…Finished 4th at the SoCon Championships as part of 4x400m Relay team with a season-best time of 3:50.96.
Outdoor - Named to the SoCon All-Freshman team for the 200 and 400m Dash…Part of the 4x400m Relay team that finished first (3:56.10) at the Palmetto Classic…Finished 7th (58.07) in the 400m at the SoCon Championships…Ran season-best of 25.45 in 200m Sprint at the SoCon Championships…Named to SoCon Academic Honor Roll.
Prep: Placed fifth in state in the 4x400 her freshman year...First in state in the 4x400, first in region and fifth in state in the 400 Meters her sophomore year...First place in region in 400 Meters and second place in state in the 4x400 her junior year...First place in region and second place in state in the 400 Meters and First in state in the 4x400 her senior year...Helped team win region championship her junior year and finish third in state her sophomore and senior seasons...Nominated for the Wendy's High School Heisman Award...Three year letterwinner and was team captain for three years...Ran for Coach Frankey Iverson...Member of the Honor Roll for four years...Graduated with honors and a dual diploma.
Personal: Full name is Kimberly Antoinette Thomas...Born November 16, 1992, in Spanishtown, Jamaica...Daughter of Yvonne Nembharol...Most admires her mother and USA 400 Meters runner Sanya Richards...Biggest influence on her life was moving to the U.S. because "it allowed me to go to school and set me up to be successful"...Enjoys crocheting...Would love to have attended Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech...Most treasured possession is her bed because "I can relax in it"...Favorites: meal - jerk chicken; movie - Titanic; athletes - Sanya Richards and Alison Felix...Majoring in Athletic Training.