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Stephanie Grandin headed to University of Wyoming to swim

Stephanie Grandin signs to swim at the University of Wyoming with her parents (seated) Tina and Keith Grandin, (standing, from left) Corinth Holders swimming coach Maureen Blandford and assistant principal Robert Daniels.
Stephanie Grandin signs to swim at the University of Wyoming with her parents (seated) Tina and Keith Grandin, (standing, from left) Corinth Holders swimming coach Maureen Blandford and assistant principal Robert Daniels. Courtesy of Corinth Holders High School

Parents: Keith and Tina Grandin

High School: Corinth Holders

Club Team: Marlins of Raleigh

Height: 5-foot-3

Also Considered: Campbell University, New York University, San Diego State University

Why Wyoming? “The team atmosphere was amazing. The scenery was breathtaking and the coaches were a big part of my decision.”

Major/Field of Study: Kinesiology

Notable: Stephanie most the Improved Award as a freshman for the Pirates and went on to be named MVP by the end of her four years on the team. She said winning individual and relay titles (100-yard breaststroke and 200 medley relay) at the 3A eastern regional championships was one of the highlights of her time on the swim team. … Stephanie’s senior season really stood out as well: “My senior season was my favorite because I got to spend my last year of high school swimming with the girls I do year-round with. They are like my little sisters.” … She is focused on becoming prepared to swim at a higher level.

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