Modesto gymnast Haleigh Shepard is a national champion. Shepard, 13, won the Level 9 USA Gymnastics Western National title in floor exercise in Bartlesville, Okla., on May 10. Shepard’s title came in the Junior 5 division of the two-day meet. (Holly Thomas)
Modesto gymnast Haleigh Shepard is a national champion. Shepard, 13, won the Level 9 USA Gymnastics Western National title in floor exercise in Bartlesville, Okla., on May 10. Shepard’s title came in the Junior 5 division of the two-day meet. (Holly Thomas)
Modesto gymnast Haleigh Shepard is a national champion. Shepard, 13, won the Level 9 USA Gymnastics Western National title in floor exercise in Bartlesville, Okla., on May 10. Shepard’s title came in the Junior 5 division of the two-day meet. (Holly Thomas)

Local Youth: Modesto gymnast wins title

May 15, 2009 10:21 PM