St. Mark's Student Earns Athlete of the Week Honor

El Paso, TX - Gianna Pielet is a tennis sensation in El Paso.  The 14-year old won the singles title at the Eddie Herr International Junior Tennis Championships last weekend in Bradenton, Florida.  Pielet was the 5th seed, and beat the #2 seed in the finals, 6-2, 6-3.  Pielet topped the #1 seed in the quarterfinals.  This summer, Pielet, a student at St. Mark's, won the USTA Hard Court National Championships in Georgia.

Congratulations Gianna, you're this week's Student Athlete of the Week, presented by Subway!

We'll announce a new student athlete of the week every Tuesday on NBC Newschannel 9.

If you would like to nominate a student athlete, please contact us at or at, and please include information, a picture and the coaches phone number.

In the spring, Subway will award a $5000 scholarship to one of those student athletes who have won weekly awards.

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