The 5-foot-3 senior raced to the Division 1 individual state championship this past season with a time of 19:16.0, leading the Mustangs to back-to-back team titles. Peterson also won the George Plumley Invitational and Ted McKenney Invitational.
Peterson has maintained a weighted 4.12 GPA in the classroom. She remains undecided upon a college destination.
Also the team’s videographer and a photographer of running events, Peterson is a member of the Student Advisory Board and the Chugiak High Partners Club, on behalf of which she mentors peers with special needs, and she has served in student government. Peterson has also volunteered locally in association with the National Honor Society, a LDS Youth program and Special Olympics Alaska.