Bethany Meredith has always wanted to be a college athlete.
Now she will get her chance.
Meredith, a Campbell County High School senior, announced her decision Tuesday to compete in track and field next season for the University of the Cumberlands. She plans to major in pre-physical therapy.
“Basically, all my life I’ve wanted to play sports in college,” said Meredith.
“This opportunity came along, and I jumped on it. I’m really excited. The campus is beautiful.”