High School: Five-year letterwinner for coach Danny Joe Young at East HS ... Earned All-City, All-Metro, All-Region and All-State as both junior and senior ... Named Best of Preps Female Athlete of the Year as junior and MIAA Athlete of the Year as senior ... All-American and team MVP, posting times of 7.12 in 55-meters and 24.95 in 200 indoors ... Injured most of senior season ... Posted times of 11.86 in 100-meters and 24.24 in 200-meters, both as junior ... Anchor leg on state record holding 4x200-meter relay (1:38.12) as junior ... State champion in 100, 200 and 4x200-meter relay as junior ... Voted Homecoming Queen and Student of the Month ... Honor Roll student ... Recognized Who's Who Among American Students.
Personal: Erika Tannezze Palmer ... Daughter of Edward Palmer and Frances Collier ... Born June 14, 1987.