HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - Former Rocket City Rowing Club Member Mary Jones won a gold medal at the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto on July 12. She calls Huntsville home and graduated from Grissom High School.
Jones finished first in the Lightweight Women's Single Sculls. Her strong finish makes her a strong Olympic prospect for Rio 2016.
She returned home to the Rocket City on Saturday where she spoke to youth in the Rocket City Rowing Club about the value of hard work.