Kaeli Thompson signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Duke University in Durham, N.C. The Warwick Valley H.S. senior and pole vaulter received a partial athletic scholarship valued at over $35,000 per year. She will compete as a Track and Field Athlete for the Duke Blue Devils of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC).
While on the girls’ track team at Warwick H.S., Thompson was twice an All-American pole vaulter with her best indoor vault of 13’ 2 ½”, which is also a Section IX record. She was the Orange County Champion four times and two times was the Section Pole Vault Champion.
She has a weighted average of 102.1, and is a member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honor Society), Student Senate, 2019 Class Officer, Sports Medicine Club, Leadership Academy, and a volunteer with the Warwick Youth Track Club.
Kaeli is the daughter of Heather and Greg Thompson, of Warwick NY. Her sister, Kristin, is a sophomore at Warwick H.S. and a NYSPHSAA State Qualifier for Cross Country.