On Sunday, February 10, 2019, Ms. Jada Hatcher (Dumfries, VA) was recognized as the 2018 USA Track & Field Virginia Athlete of the Year (Youth Track & Field - 11-12 Girls Division). An award was presented to Jada at the inaugural USATF Virginia Awards Celebration at the University of Richmond in Richmond, VA.
Jada, a member of the Prince William County (PWC) Panthers Track & Field Club, was recognized for her outstanding performances during the 2018 season. Six months of training and competition fostered a dominant performance at the USATF Virginia Association Championship with 1st Place (Long Jump), 3rd Place (400m), 3rd Place (Pentathlon), and 4th Place (80m Hurdles) finishes. Jada advanced to compete in the USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championship at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, NC where she achieved a National Championship Medal. Jada has competed at the state and national level for three years, traveling to Maryland, North Carolina, and Michigan.
Panther Nation, please join the PWC Panthers Coaches & Admin Staff in celebrating Jada’s recognition by the USATF Virginia Association. Jada’s achievement was published in the Sports section (page 23) of the March 1-7, 2019 (Vol. 7, Num. 10) edition of the InsideNoVA newspaper.
Excellent job Jada!!!