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Khalil Thompson wins Junior National Championship in Fencing

Khalil Thompson, THS 2014 grad, recently won the Junior National Championship in Fencing. The first African American male to win this title in men’s saber since 2009!

Khalil celebrates his gold medal performance in USA Fencing's 2017 Junior Sabre National Championships. Khalil went undefeated in the event to best 237 other athletes. The sabreur represents the Peter Westbrook Foundation, where his coach is Olympian Akhi Spencer El, and Penn State University.