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GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) WZZM and Meijer are pleased to recognize Hesperia High School senior Paiton Beekman as our Meijer Scholar-Athlete of the Week for the week of April 22nd.

Paiton stars on the Panther softball team. She won all-conference honors as a junior last year batting .431. She has signed to play at Eastern Michigan University next year.

In the classroom, Paiton sports a 3.3 grade point average taking advanced placement courses and has been recognized as a "student of the month" every year since the seventh grade.

An animal lover, she has been involved in 4-H throughout her high school years and intends to study to become a veterinarian at EMU. Paiton was also a girl scout for eight years.

WZZM and Meijer congratulate Paiton Beekman for her achievements and wish her continued success!

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