Robert C. Byrd's Thrush Soared in Running & School

Robert C. Byrd's Adelle Thrush says she can apply many skills she learned as a runner to life.

At the state cross country meet, Thrush finished in 22nd as a sophomore, 27th as a freshman and 44th as a junior. She also qualified for the state meet in the 4x400 meter relay.

She will be attending the University of Virginia and intends to major in enviornmental science.