Name: Charles Wilson-Adams
Sport: Track and field
Athlete of the week achievement: Wilson-Adams won the PIAA Class AA high jump gold medal with a jump of 6 feet, 8 inches Saturday.
Season update: Wilson-Adams' 6-10 high jump earlier in the year was the highest achieved in the state. He also won the Shippensburg, Bellwood-Antis, Bedford and West Central Coaches invitationals in the high jump.
Coach Chris Shedd's quote: "He has really worked very, very hard. Charles has put in a lot of time, in practice and outside of practice. He is one of the best athletes I have ever seen. We're proud of how hard he worked to accomplish this goal. He never quit."
Favorite teacher: Mr. Funicelli
Favorite subject: Math
Favorite movie: "Friday Night Lights"
Favorite food: Spaghetti
Favorite song: "Faded" by Tyga
Outside interests: Dancing and having fun
Favorite professional team: Philadelphia Eagles
Favorite college team: No preference
Pro athlete most admired: LeBron James
Best athlete I ever competed with: Nick Patton
Best athlete I ever competed against: Hickory's DeShawn Coleman
Most influential person on my athletic career: My mom
Proudest athletic achievement: Winning states
How I got my start in track and field: "My former track coach, Tony Yaniello, watched me play basketball and thought I should do it since I could jump."
Future goal: "Make it to the Olympics."