Distance runner extraordinaire Sydney Thorvaldson of Rawlins is the 2021 Girls Milward Simpson Award winner. Although she missed most of the outdoor track season with an injury, she won the 3A State Cross Country championship and set the state record with a sub 17 minute run. In her career she never lost a regular season meet in Wyoming and was a four time state champion. This season in track, Thorvaldson did run in several prestigious national meets and ran the fastest mile in the nation for a prep runner in Virginia Beach Showcase.

She was the 3 time state champion in the 800, 1600 and 3200 meter runs in track and field and will continue her track career at the University of Arkansas.

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