The state’s only girl to qualify for a national championship meet, the 5-foot-2 junior took sixth at the Nike Cross Nationals Southeast Regional championships this past season, crossing the line in a personal-best time of 17:46.70. Miniutti also swept the Georgia High School Meet of Champions, clocking an 18:03.01 to lead the Titans to 7th place as a team, and the GHSA Class 4A state championship race in 18:51.49, spurring Blessed Trinity to a runner-up finish. She capped her campaign with a top-75 effort at the national NXN Final (75th in 19:00.80). Also the 2019 GHSA Class 4A outdoor track 3200-meter state champion, Miniutti was the 2019 Atlanta Track Club All-Metro Girls Runner of the Year. She was also named MileSplit.com’s National Girls Cross Country Performer of the Week after winning September’s Wingfoot Classic (17:54.00), becoming the first girl in school history to break 18 minutes while beating some of the most talented runners in the Southeast.
Miniutti has maintained a 92.4 average in the classroom. She will begin her senior year of high school this fall.
Miniutti has volunteered on behalf of Titans of Mercy by assisting the elderly in nursing homes as well as with Habitat for Humanity. She has also donated her time to multiple charitable-fundraiser road races, including in support of the Rally Foundation, Mustard Seed and the Fly High Max 5K.