The 5-foot-4 senior raced to the Class AAA individual state championship this past season with a time of 16:47.61, leading the Trojans to the state title as a team. Nechanicky also won the Roy Griak Invitational, the St. Olaf Showcase and the St. Michael-Albertville Invitational as well as the Nike Heartland Regional Championships in South Dakota. She finished fourth at Nike Cross Nationals to earn All-America honors in her first trip to Oregon since 2018, when she was an eighth-grader racing at the varsity level.
Nechanicky has maintained a 4.00 GPA in the classroom. She has signed a National Letter of Intent to run on scholarship at the University of Colorado at Boulder this fall.
A member of the National Honor Society, Nechanicky has devoted her senior project to coordinating a sock drive for the homeless, with more than 200 pairs being distributed this winter. She is also the Wayzata basketball team manager in addition to serving as a youth running camp counselor. Nechanicky is actively involved in the school’s Volunteer Club as well along with being a Link Leader, helping new students transition smoothly to attending the high school.