Jan 6, 2010 8:02 AM

Doherty dancer is this week's "Athlete of the Week"

Dancing may not be a sanctioned high school sport, but no doubt dancers are athletes. And this week a dancer has earned the "Loaf ‘N Jug High School Athlete of the Week" award. Congratulations to Doherty freshman Alexis Corcoran.

Alexis attends the Zamuel Ballet School 20 to 25 hours a week after school and on weekends. This year she had the role of Dew Drop in the Nutcracker. Alexis was also a finalist in the Youth American Grand Prix competition. In the classroom she carries a 4.0 GPA in her honors classes.

Don't forget to nominate your favorite athlete. Go to and click "Loaf ‘N Jug High School Athlete of the Week." Complete the simple online form and submit a picture and then watch every Tuesday on News First 5 at 6:00 and 10:00 for the announcement of another winner.



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