Posted: Apr 26, 2013 6:01 PM
Updated: Apr 26, 2013 7:14 PM
COLUMBIA - The Missouri Gymnastics program announces the addition of Angie Kern for the upcoming 2014 season. Kern joins Alyson Heimsath, Lark Pokladnik and Sasha Sander in the 2014 class as well.
A native of Columbia, Kern currently attends Rock Bridge High School where she is a member of the National Honor Society, the Art honors Association and the 2010 Varsity Girls Golf team. Kern trains at Show-Me Gymnastics under head coach Kathy Sanford, where she is a three-time Level 10 Missouri State Vault Champion and two-time Level 10 State All-Around Champion. She is a 2011 and 2012 Regional Vault Champion, and she has qualified for Level 10 Regionals four years in a row.
Kern qualified for Level 10 JO Nationals in 2011 and 2012, finishing in the top 20 on vault both years. Kern finished ninth on beam at Level 9 Western Nationals in 2007 and earned a fifth place finish on vault at Level 9 Western Nationals in 2009. This season, Kern set personal bests on every event including a 9.675 on vault, 9.200 on bars, 9.400 on beam, 9.575 on floor and a 37.375 in the all-around.