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Wayzata is a premier suburb located 11 miles west of downtown Minneapolis. With a population of 4,500 people, Wayzata is a tight-knit community which is known for its vibrant downtown and picturesque setting on Lake Minnetonka. A popular destination for visitors, Wayzata’s downtown is home to a number of specialty shops, boutiques, professional services, and restaurants.

Friday, May 08, 2009

Emily Staples Named Athena Award Winner

By Matt Thomas, Wayzata.com Sports Reporter

Wayzata High School senior Emily Staples has been awarded the 2009 Athena Award. Staples competed for both the varsity gymnastics and track and field teams during her career at Wayzata.

This winter, Staples qualified to compete in the individual all-around competition at the state gymnastics meet. Last spring, Staples placed third in the 100 meter hurdles and 15th in the high jump at the state track and field meet.


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