Baltimore County Snapshots

April 12, 2006

Lakesha Walton, Chesapeake

SPORT Track and field

GIRLS

STATS -- A sprinter, Walton competes in the 100- and 200-meter dashes as well as the 400 and 800-meter relays. She also does the long jump and is a shooting guard on the basketball team.

SIDELINES -- An honorable mention Maryland Distinguished Scholar, the senior plans to become a nurse. She has received her Certified Nursing Assistant's license after taking classes at Sollers Technical High School and now works as a patient care technician at Maryland General Hospital. Walton, who carries a 3.85 grade point average, is president of the senior class steering committee, tutors classmates in chemistry and volunteers for several causes, including at Our Daily Bread.

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