Bartlett track star receives full scholarship to US Military Academy West Point

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Bartlett High School senior is headed to the US Military Academy West Point.

West Point is on the of nation’s most selective colleges, with an acceptance rate at just over 10%, according to a release from Bartlett City Schools.

VeJarrica Kee has been running track since she was five years old and plans to continue her track career on a full scholarship to West Point.

Kee is the captain of the track team and President of the Fellowship of Christian athletes, the release said.

She is a youth mentor with Xchange Camp, a member of Best Buddies and mentor in United Sports at her high school.

She holds four track records at Bartlett High, including the 200-meter dash, 1600-meter spring medley relay, and more.