Salute to Seniors: Gaby Panagakos (Scarborough HS)



Name: Gaby Panagakos

School: Scarborough High School


What was your most memorable race/meet?

2016 Outdoor state championship 400m where I broke 60 seconds.


Who would you consider your biggest competition over your four years?
Usually someone from Cheverus


What was your greatest accomplishment?
Winning the 100m at Southwesterns in 2017


If you could do it all over again what would you change about your xc/track&field career in high school?

I would have ran the 55m and 2 mile in one meet with Bethany Sholl


What were the most difficult obstacles you had to overcome?

Running a 400m


What will you miss the most?

I will miss sprinting against good competition and just racing in general. Also all the running friends I have met. 


What advice you would give to younger athletes?
Only focus on you and no one else. 


What influence has your coach had with respect to your performance and overall life goals?
He has allowed me to understand to set a goal and reach for it. Also to support your teammates in every race. 


What are your college plans?
Attend UMO to play soccer. 


Who would you like to say thank you to?

Thank you to my parents, family, and friends who have supported me, and everyone who has held my blocks. Especially Ben Batoosingh, my main block holder. Also, Coach Curry for always giving me any supplement I could possibly need in any moment. 


Is there anything else you'd like to add?

Shoutout to Emily Labbe and Molly Murnane, they will continue to complain for me. 


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Do you know a class of 2018 track and field or cross country athlete? We'd like to salute them! Have them answer the following questions plus send 2-3 photos (can not be from another website or publication) to dveilleux@milesplit.us


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