Grace Kotora, an eighth-grade student at Harmon Middle School, has excelled as a Level 9 gymnast this winter.

Kotora, who won the Level 8 floor-exercise and all-around titles at the 2019 state competition, recently was the runner-up in the all-around competition at both the Ron Ganim Legends Invitational at Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School and the Presidential Classic at the ESPN World Wide Sports Center in Orlando.

Kotora also recently won the all-around title at the Elevate the Stage competition in Toledo and and the Arnold Schwarzenegger Sports Festival in Columbus.

In addition to her all-around titles, Kotora has won three individual-event championships and has 10 other second-place finishes.