Grace Tinkey to Sign with United States Air Force Academy in February

MACON, Ga.- First Presbyterian Day School senior cross country star Grace Tinkey has made a commitment to run cross country, indoor track and outdoor track at the United States Air Force Academy.

The official signing will take place in February with a specific date and time to be announced in the coming weeks.

Tinkey is one of the best runners to come through the girls cross country program at FPD, claiming multiple individual titles throughout her freshman, sophomore and junior campaigns. She was also named 2010 and 2011 Gatorade Runner of the year for the state of Georgia.

The senior has also been named The Macon Telegraph’s All-Middle Georgia Cross Country Runner of the Year in 2008, ’09, ’10, and ’11.

For a full list of Tinkey’s accomplishments, click the following link: Grace Tinkey Ga. MileSplit Profile.

The First Presbyterian Day School Department of Athletics, home to multiple region and state championships in both the GISA and GHSA, strives to build the student athlete both in the playing arena and the classroom while continuing to educate and equip students to change the world for God’s glory. Now a member of the GHSA, the Vikings have continued to provide FPD athletes, coaches, fans and spectators a positive, Christian environment on a daily basis. For more information, visit and sign up for up-to-the-minute news and scores by visiting