Kaleb Carter, NHS, Wins Class 3A 199 lb. State Weightlifting Championship


By D. Buchanan

Kaleb Carter, Niceville High School, was recognized as the 2022 Class 3A 199-pounds State Weightlifting Champion at the May 9 school board meeting. He bench-pressed 360 pounds and clean and jerked 305 pounds, which spearheaded a state runner-up finish for Niceville High School, the best in school history. Additionally, he excels as a student at Niceville High School with a 4.1 weighted GPA.

Kaleb plans to attend the University of Southern Mississippi and major in biochemistry with a goal of becoming a radiologist. He is the first state champion weightlifter at Niceville High School since 2011.