Shrewsbury - Sydney Malko and Lianne Josbacher, Level 10 gymnasts who train at Gymnastics Learning Center in Shrewsbury, will be heading to Jackson, Miss. this month for the Junior Olympic National Championships.
This competition, which will be held from May 9 – 11, is the culmination of a season of challenging meets, which took the girls as far as Chicago and San Diego. To earn a place on the Regional Team representing the six New England states and New York, a gymnast must place in the top seven at Regionals. Only 56 girls in each age group from across the country qualify to compete at the prestigious national competition.