Multiple Teams · WE are Kent City’s Class of 2020 — Nick Flegel

Throughout the spring, we will be pausing to thank our senior athletes and band members for their hard work and dedication to our school community.   We thank our seniors for the opportunity to watch them grow and for leaving a lasting impact on future Eagles!   Join us in wishing the Class of 2020 good luck in all of their future adventures and congratulating them on their many achievements!

Name: Nick Flegel

Varsity Cross Country (2016-2019); Freshman Basketball (2016-2017); Junior Varsity Basketball (2017-2018); Varsity Track and Field (2017-2020)


Varsity Cross Country 
Individual Accomplishments 
Honorable Mention All-Conference (2017); 1st Team All-Conference (2018 & 2019); and State Finals Individual Qualifier (2019)

Team Accomplishments
CSAA Silver Champions (2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019); State Finals Team Qualifiers (2016, 2017, and 2018)

Varsity Track and Field   
Individual Accomplishments 
1st Team All-Conference (2017, 2018, & 2019) and All-State (2018)

Team Accomplishments 
CSAA Silver Conference Champions (2017, 2018, & 2019), 3rd Place MHSAA State Finals (2018); and 5th Place MHSAA State Finals (2019)

Future Plans: 
Attend Cleary University to study Business and run for the Cougars.  

Best Memory from Athletics/Band: 
Getting All State in the 4×800.

What game, match, contest, race,performance, etc stands out to you the most?   Why? 
When I got 6th and ran a 4:38 at the Meijer All Star Meet in Muskegon.

What have Kent City Athletics/Band taught you about Work Ethic (WE)?   Give an example.  
That the harder you work, the better you will get.

Who has had a lasting impact on your life from Kent City Athletics/Band? How?  
Jeff Wilson and Jill Evers because they’re the best coaches you can ask for and they groomed me to be the runner I am now.

Why should kids get involved in athletics/band while in high school?   
Kids should get involved in athletics because they’re a lot of fun and also kids who tend to play sports get better grades.