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Willmar's Jackson a finalist for NCAA Woman of the Year

Rose Jackson

Willmar High School graduate and North Dakota State track and field athlete Rose Jackson was selected as the Summit League's representative in the NCAA Woman of the Year process.

Jackson, who graduated from Willmar in 2013, was named the Summit League Indoor Track Athlete of the Year, as well as the Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year for her standout senior season this spring. She won nine Summit League titles this season and finished 12th in the heptathlon at the USA Track and Field Championships.

In addition to her athletic achievements, Jackson earned a degree in mathematics with a 3.71 GPA.