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Hereford junior outpaces the competition

Hereford junior outpaces the competition

Hereford High School junior Sarah Coffey career ambition jumps off the page. Many successful student athletes want to be doctors, lawyers or even accountants. Coffey has set her sights on something different: She aspires to be a scientist. She loves studying biology. “There are a lot of opportunities in biology with research and genetics,” said the soft spoken Coffey, who carries a 4.0 grade point average and plays the violin in the school’s orchestra. “It’s a rapidly expanding field. I think it’s really interesting how our body works on the microscopic level.” If Coffey’s success at cross country, indoor and outdoor track is any...