Athletic Achievement – Class of 2009
Rebecca Addison is an outstanding example of a high achieving student athlete. In addition to being an excellent student, Becca was a standout athlete for four years on the Grand Haven High School cross country and track and field teams.
Becca’s athletic accomplishments in cross country include: regional cross country champion every year, third in the state championship freshman and senior year, all-state honors sophomore and junior year, and placing 22nd in the country at Footlocker Nationals.
In track and field, Becca received all-state honors in the 400 meter and the 4×100 meter relay freshman year. She was state champion in the one mile and the 800 meter both junior and senior year. As a junior, Becca also took second at the Nike Nationals Track and Field with a time of 2:05 in the 800 meter, which was the second fastest ever run by a Michigan High School Athlete.
Upon graduation, Becca earned a full athletic scholarship to the University of Michigan where she continued to thrive. She was a six time All-American in indoor track, an NCAA champion in the distance medley relay, a seven time Big Ten Champion in middle distance events, the NCAA Regional 1500 Meter Champion, and a Capital One Academic All-American.
At the University of Michigan, Becca earned a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and a master’s degree in Public Health Nutrition and Dietetics. She currently resides in Massachusetts and works as a registered dietitian treating eating disorders.