“Chesney gives the boys a run for their money every day at practice and it makes everyone around her work harder. She put in the work and it really showed on the track this year. She didn’t have [realistic opposition] at a single meet all season.”
Head Coach - Stanton County coach
The 5-foot-8 junior won four individual events at the Class 2A state meet this past season, including a meet-record clocking of 4:54 in the 1600-meter run. Peterson also won the 400-meter dash in 1:00.15 and the 800 in 2:18.70. She completed the feat by breaking the tape in the 3200 with a time of 10:52.65.
Peterson has maintained a 4.0 GPA in the classroom. She will begin her senior year of high school this fall.
The President of her school’s student council, Peterson has volunteered locally on behalf of food-donation drives, school recycling programs, blood-donation drives and youth running camps.