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Seventeen-year-old Katie McNulty demonstrates her form, technique and stance inside Tinley Park High School’s weight room. Julie McMann/22nd Century Media
Tinley Park high-schooler Katie McNulty currently holds the national record for the AAPF teen division in squat, bench press and deadlift. Julie McMann/22nd Century Media
F. Amanda Tugade, Editor
1:24 pm CDT April 18, 2017
Katie McNulty defines strength by the weight she carries on her shoulders. In fact, the very first thing McNulty says about herself is that her life revolves around school, work and the gym – in that exact order. At 17, the Tinley Park High School junior is preoccupied with planning for her future post-SAT, enjoying the softball season as it unfolds and prepping for the long-awaited summer vacation.