Jessica Johnston
BHS Class of 1998
Varsity letterman — 8 Times
Cross Country, Swimming, Track & Field
Old Colony League All-Star, Cross Country, 4 Times
EMass State Individual Champion, Cross Country, 1996
Three-time OCL Individual Champion
Cape Cod Times All-Cape & Islands, 1st Team, 4 Times
Boston Globe All-Scholastic, 1995
Boston Herald All-Scholastic, 1995
Two-time captain, cross country - BHS Scholar Athlete Award
Set Six School Records as Sophomore
State Coaches Meet Champion, 1995
41-4 Team Record During her Four years in Cross Country

Inducted Into the BHS Athletic Hall of Fame, Nov, 24, 2007

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Her feats, no pun intended, were almost immediately legendary. Shattering the decade-old BHS school girls cross country record as a freshman and winning her first-ever race as a varsity cross country runner, Jessica Johnston immediately set the tone for the next four autumns prior to her graduation in 1998.
      At Middlebury College, Johnston became a three-time All-American, captain and was member of two Div. III National Champions. She also earned three Most Valuable Player Awards, but none of this before leading BHS to a 41-4 mark and two OCL titles over four seasons on the Red Raider pathways.
      Her sophomore year, Johnston was crowned the state Division 1 individual champion. Three times she was crowned an OCL individual champion and her awards are countless. In the midst of it all, Johnston played a key role in leading BHS to its first-ever OCL championship title in varsity swimming and she garnered two varsity letters in spring track and field. In essence, Johnston put Barnstable girls running on the map. Permanently.

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