December 1, 2016
Aragon Middle School sixth-grade student Abby Wischmeier, representing the Langham Creek Family YMCA, placed fourth in the Girls 10-11 age group of the NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Houston Texans Championships on Nov. 27. Pictured with Wischmeier are Adam Spiegel, left Foster Family YMCA senior director; and Tunde Lawal, association sports director.
Dec. 1, 2016—Aragon Middle School sixth-grade student Abby Wischmeier placed fourth in her age group in the NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Houston Texans Championships, held Nov. 27 at the Texans practice stadium.
NFL Punt, Pass & Kick encourages youth to stay active, challenging them to punt, pass and kick a football as far as possible.
Wischmeier, 11, was one of 33 young athletes to advance to the competition after placing first in her local citywide competition with a distance of 217 feet, 9 inches. She represented the Langham Creek Family YMCA at the team championships.
A natural athlete, Wischmeier’s on-field discipline and character translates to her other endeavors, including practicing her viola and earning a place on the honor roll.
Aragon Middle School sixth-grade student Abby Wischmeier displays her first-place ribbon from the local NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition.
“Through YMCA Youth Sports, our mission is to create a fun, positive environment within a competitive framework. The NFL PP&K competition embodies this mission,” said Matt Thompson, Langham Creek Family YMCA executive director. “We are so proud of Abby for advancing as far as she did and we know she will continue to develop to compete next year!”