COLUMBIA — Rock Bridge High School senior Angie Kern will join the Missouri gymnastics team for the upcoming 2014 season, the Missouri gymnastics program announced. Kern joins Alyson Heimsath, Lark Pokladnik and Sasha Sander in the 2014 class.
Kern, a three-time Level 10 Missouri state vault champion and a two-time Level 10 state all-around champion, trains at Show-Me Gymnastics under head coach Kathy Sanford. She qualified for Level 10 Regionals four years in a row and earned the Regional Vault Champion title in 2011 and 2012.
She also qualified for Level 10 JO Nationals in 2011 and 2012, placing in the top 20 on vault both years.
Kern, a Columbia native, set personal bests in every event this season, with a 9.675 on the vault, 9.200 on the uneven bars, 9.400 on the balance beam, 9.575 on the floor and 37.375 in the all-around.
Kern is a member of the National Honor Society, the Art Honors Association and was on the 2010 varsity girls golf team at Rock Bridge.