Gymnast Jonathan Deaton ’12 Places 2nd Nationally

jonathan DeatonJonathan Deaton, a senior honor student at The Williston Northampton School, continues his hard work and achievement in the national gymnastic circuit.

A member of the Men’s Junior Olympic National Team, Jon recently competed in the USA Gymnastics National Championships in St. Paul, MN, where he finished 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, he won first place in the floor exercises and in vault. Watch a video of Jon’s performance at the national championships in August.

In May 2011, he competed in the Men’s Junior Olympic National Championships in Long Beach, CA, placing sixth All-Around and finishing in second place on the floor exercise.