Amelia Franklin
Amelia Franklin
Height: 5-8
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Bath, Maine
High School: Morse
Major: Nursing

2016 Season: Made her collegiate debut on September 3 with a time of 14:33 to place 35th at the two-mile Seventh Annual Fens Classic at Roberto Clemente Park in Boston ... Competed in five of the Sharks' six meets ... Turned in a personal-record time of 23:43 to place 61st at the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Championship on October 29 at historic Franklin Park in Boston ... Clocked in at 28:18.7 for a personal-best six-kilometer time at the Seven Sisters Championship in Wellesley, Mass. on October 16.

High School/Personal: Four-year letterwinner in cross country and outdoor track in addition to earning two letters for indoor track and one for swimming for Morse High School ... Named to the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference All-Academic Team for cross country, indoor track and outdoor track & field during her senior year for the Shipbuilders ... Recipient of the MHS Coaches Award for cross country and outdoor track & field as a senior ... Tabbed a Captain for the Morse High cross country, indoor track and outdoor track & field teams as a senior ... Named a Norway Savings Bank A+ Athlete for Morse High School ... Earned a Third Degree Black Belt in TaeKwonDo in 2014 and won the Maine State Karate Championship for girls aged 13-17 in 2014, 2015 and 2016 ... Graduated Top Four in her class at Morse High School and was recipient of the Senior Mathematics Award, Saint Anselm College Book Award and Outstanding Achievement Honors in Advanced Placement Biology, Environmental Science, Honors English, 9,10,11, Honors United States History, Human Anatomy and Physiology and World History I ... Member of National Honors Society at Morse High School ... Recognized by Society of Women Engineers ... Participated in the 2015 Keller Bigelow Laboratory Orders Of Magnitude Program ... Represented the state of Maine at the National Youth Science Camp ... Member of Interact Club at MHS ... Teaches TawKwonDo ... Born August 25, 1998 ... Majoring in Nursing at Simmons and would like to pursue a career as a Nurse Practitioner ... Daughter of Paul and Lori Franklin ... Is a Kotzen Scholar at Simmons and is in the Honors Program ... Enjoys hiking, paddle boarding, mountain biking, gardening, camping, bird watching and science.