GCAT Swim team send two to National Select Camp

By DaShawn Brown - email

SAVANNAH, Ga (WTOC) - Two members of the Georgia Coastal Aquatic Team have been selected to the U.S. Swimming National Select Camp.

Calvary Day School's Patricia Forrester and 15-year-old Preston Jenkins were selected among only 30 male and female swimmers in the nation.  Both expressed interest in swimming competitively in college, and one day, in the Olympics.

"It means a lot because it shows me how much my hard work has paid off," Patricia said.

"I was really surprised because I kind of saw it online, but I was like no I don't think I'll be able to make that," Jenkins joked.  "Then my coach called me and told me I qualified and I was invited to it and I was really happy."

The 4-day camp starts October 29th and will be held in Colorado Springs.

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