Zoe Stewart, 8, and Jessica Zimmermann, 9, both of Mountain Top, recently competed in figure skating events in the State Games of America, an Olympic-style athletic event for more than 25 sports, held July 29th-August 4th in Harrisburg-Hershey, PA.
More than 8,500 athletes from 45 states participated in State Games of America. The athletes had to earn their place to compete by placing in their state’s games.
Zoe Stewart is the daughter of Jason and Shilo Stewart. She will be a 4th grade student at Fairview Elementary this fall. Zoe earned gold and bronze medals and a 5th place finish in her figure skating events.
Jessica Zimmermann is the daughter of Carolyn and Darran Zimmermann. She will be a 4th grade student at Rice Elementary this fall. She earned a bronze medal and 4th and 5th place finishes in her figure skating events.
Zoe and Jessica are both members of the Diamond City Figure Skating Club and began skating a little over 3 years ago. The girls are currently coached by Stephanie Capece.