Nursing student close to qualifying for Olympics

Linfield student Catherine Street ’12 is juggling classes and nursing practicum shifts at a children’s hospital while training for a possible slot in the pole vault competition at the U.S. Olympic Trials.

Street, who won the NCAA Division III indoor pole vault title in March, is considered a favorite to capture the Division III outdoor national championship May 26-28 at Delaware, Ohio.

Education, however, comes first for Street, who will receive a bachelor’s in nursing this May.

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