Olympic champion set to visit two local high schools this week

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Some Bibb County students will get to see an Olympic champion at their school this week.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee is set to visit Northeast High School and Central High School Thursday.

She won six medals at the 1988 and 1992 Olympics. Joyner-Kersee won two gold medals in the Heptathlon, and one in long jump.

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Georgia and Bibb County GEAR UP are sponsoring her visit.

Categories: Local News, Olympics, WMGT

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *