Senior Jon Deaton signed his letter of intent to join the men’s gymnastics team at Stanford University in the fall of 2012. A member of the Men’s Junior Olympic National team, Jon competed in the USA Gymnastic National Championship in St. Paul, Minnesota, where he placed second All-Around in the 16-18 age group. He missed first place by only .100 of a point. In the individual 16-18 age group events, Jon won first place in the floor exercises and in the vault.
Jon is from Longmeadow, Massachusetts and has attended The Williston Northampton School since the ninth grade. He has two older sisters, Chantal ’08 (Bryn Mawr ’12) and Fabienne ’06 (Davidson ’10), who also graduated from Williston.