Junior College: Earned her Associate's Degree while competing in cross country and track & field at College of the Siskiyous in Weed, Calif. ... Holds the school record in the 3,000-meter steeplechase ... Member of the student government.
High School: Graduated from Mount Shasta High School and lettered in cross country and track & field all four years ... Named captain of both teams in 2008 and 2009 ... Named the cross country team MVP as a senior and won All-American honors in cross country three times and in track & field in 2009 ... A member of the three-time, state champion cross country team ... Set school records in the cross country two- and three-mile, and 5K events as well as in the track events of the 800-meters, 1,500-meters and 3,000-meters.
Personal: Daughter of James and Angela Beem ... Has three brothers (Andrew, Lance and Justin) and one sister (Melinda) ... Majoring in secondary education with minor in math ... Enjoys spending spare time participating in a variety of community service related events.