Congratulations to Avery Keller! She is the 2019-2020 Herman L. Joy Female Athlete of the Year. Avery is a perfect selection for this award. Avery certainly placed herself as one of the best gymnasts in the history of North Royalton High School. Her achievements were numerous.
Avery was a 4 Year Letter Winner in Gymnastics. She was the captain of the NRHS Varsity Gymnastics Team during the 2019-2020 season. She was the Most Valuable Player three times winning the award during the 2016-2017, 2017-2018 and 2019-2020 seasons. She was a two time winner of the Sportsmanship Award during the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 seasons.
The awards and accomplishments for Avery during her Gymnastics career at NRHS go on and on. She had 33 top 3 finishes. She had 11 career 1st place finishes with 10 of them during her senior year and 5 of them on the uneven bars.
Avery was a 3 time Suburban League Honorable Mention during the 2016-2017, 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 seasons. She was a Suburban League 1st Team All-Conference during the 2019-2020 season. She was a three time State Qualifier with the Team and as an Individual. She was a three time All-State. She finished in the Top 10 at the State Tournament three times earning 6th place bars in 2018, 3rd place bars in 2019 and 10th place vault in 2020.
Avery also earned 3 Varsity Letters in Track & Field.
We wish her well on her future endeavors. Congrats to Avery! GO BEARS!!