Glen Este High School sports standout Barb Petty will be continuing her education and athletic career at Chatham College, Pittsburgh, Penn.
She earned 12 varsity letters at GEHS, four each in tennis, basketball, and fast pitch softball. She was a Fort Ancient Valley Conference (FAVC) Buckeye Division all-star in tennis and basketball and earned all-city status on the hardwood. Outside of athletics she is a member of the National Honor Society, a Scholar-Athlete, and a member of the yearbook staff. She also coached an AAU girls basketball team.
Three prep athletic events are in the forefront of her recollections of outstanding moments of her career.
“This year we beat Winton Woods for the first time in four years in basketball. . . I finished third in first singles in the FAVC (tennis) Tournament…My junior year when we beat Mason in basketball was exciting.”