Howell places in world competition

Donna Howell of New Milford shows off some of the recent medals she received at a world competition in California.

Donna Howell of New Milford shows off some of the recent medals she received at a world competition in California.

Donna Howell, 12 of New Milford, placed second in all four events and second All Around in the USAIGC State Meet in Syracuse, N.Y. on May 19.
Howell competes in the Platinum Level which is scored at College Gymnastics Rules.

Howell’s All Around score qualified her to compete at the USAIGC World Meet in Indian Wells, near Palm Springs, Calif., on June 25.

Howell placed Third All Around at Worlds and qualified to continue on in Event Finals in Beam, Vault and Floor on June 26.

She finished World Event Finals strong by taking a First Place win on Beam, Second Place on Floor and Third Place on Vault.

Howell competes out of Techniques Gymnastics in Windsor, N.Y., and is coached by Angel Vaccaro and Bob Neu.

Shel is the daughter of Vic and Maureen Howell of New Milford.