Treat of the Day: Local 7th grader wins gold at junior olympics

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BRYAN, Tex. (KBTX) - A 7th grader at Davila Middle school was recognized in a special presentation in front of the Bryan City Council with Mayor Andrew Nelson.

Tyson Turner is member of the Bryan Thunderbolts track team.

He recently competed in the USA Track and Field Junior Olympic Championship in Houston where he won the gold medal in the high jump.

He then advanced to the Region 12 Junior Olympic Championship and won the gold medal there as well.

Finally, he advanced to the USA Track and Field Hershey National Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina.

He again won gold after competing against 65 athletes.

Congrats to Tyson on all his success.