Kiersten Nyquist places first at State Games of America
The State Games of America, held every two years for State Game qualifiers, were held Aug. 2-4 in Hershey, Pa. Competing in gymnastics, representing the Gymnastics and Cheer Academy (GCA) in Fairfield, were Kiersten Nyquist, age 9, from Trumbull and Tara Chomienne, age 10, from Fairfield, both coached by Karen Smith. The girls represented the Nutmeg State well, as Nyquist took home first-place honors in the All-Around competition for Level 5 in the 7-9 year old division. Chomienne finished third in the All-Around competition for Level 5 in the 10 year old division.