Donna Howell of United Sports Academy has committed to Penn State University for the 2019-20 season.
Howell began competing as a Level 10 gymnast in November 2016 and had a bright start. In her first Level 10 meet, the United Sports Mock Meet, she won gold in the all around, silver on bars and bronze on vault and beam. In 2017, she competed at the Pennsylvania State Championships, where she won silver on bars, was sixth on vault and ninth in the all around. She then qualified to the Region 7 Championships, where she tied for fifth place on vault and was eleventh both on beam and in the all around. In March 2017, Howell also won gold medals in the all around and on bars at the Heartland Spring Classic.