The 6-foot, 145-pound junior won the Class A state meet this past season with a time of 16:09.37, breaking the tape 25.87 seconds ahead of his next-closest competitor and leading the Cougars to a first-place finish as a team. A two-time state champion, Thornsberry took 19th at the Nike Cross Nationals Southeast Regional championships.
Thornsberry has maintained a weighted 4.34 GPA in the classroom. He will begin his senior year of high school this fall.
A school ambassador at Holy Cross, Thornsberry has volunteered locally at the St. Joseph Orphanage in Cincinnati.