Matt Whitlatch is an eighth grade
student at Aprende Middle School and a
member of the Jaguar’s undefeated boys’
cross country team.
He has competed in cross country for two
years and has finished in first place at
every meet this fall. Matt excels not
only in cross country and track, but
also soccer. He has played soccer since
turning four and currently plays for
Mesa Classic Soccer Club.
Matt is a member of the Aprende student
council and will compete with the
Arizona Cheetahs Track Club this spring
and summer. When he is not playing
soccer or running, Matt enjoys hanging
out at the mall or going to movies with
Katie Huch is an eighth grader at
Aprende Middle School and a top
competitor on the Jaguar’s girls’ cross
This is her second year being a member
of the cross country team, taking her
seventh grade year off to play
volleyball. Her return to the team as
an eighth grader has established Aprende
as one of the top teams in the
Katie not only excels in cross country
but won second place in the 800 meters
at the Arizona State Jr. High track meet
last spring. She competes for the
Arizona Cheetahs Track Club, as well as,
the Tempe Pros Soccer Club.
Katie is involved in student council at
Aprende and the Wildlife Youth Group.
In her spare time she chats on line and
hangs out at the mall.