Making Women's History: GMU's Women for a Change club partnered with Cari-Ann Christensen and the school administration to bring a truly inspirational speaker to GMU on Thursday as part of Women 's History Month.
Brooke Bonney (center) appeared along with a panel of
Women For Change club members that included (left to right) Natalie
Pistor, Maya Farwell, Nina D'Amato, and Anika Christensen.
Brooke is the daughter of Mary Williams and GMU JV boys' basketball
coach Bruce Bonney. She was a three-year letter winner in track and
field at Norwich High School, where she won the Eastern States 100-meter
hurdles in her senior year (2014). She was also a member of the
National Honor Society.
Brooke is a grad student studying cell
and molecular biology at Binghamton University and is one of the top
Division 1 college track and field athletes on the Northeast. She's
currently ranked number 1 in the northeast for weighted throw and number
10 for shot put. She spoke on topics such as self-care, motivation,
coachability, and grit.