Colorado State 2006-07: Consoled in the 500 Free and the Mile at the MWC Championships...Swam personal bests in the 200 and 500 Freestyle events, as well as the 100 and 200 Backstroke competitions...Voted `Most Inspirational' swimmer by her teammates for her efforts at the UCI Speedo Cup.
Colorado State 2005-06: Consoled in the 500 Free and won the consols of the Mile at the MWC Championships...Swam personal-best times in the 200, 500 and 1650 Freestyles...Voted `Most Improved' swimmer by her teammates for her efforts at the Lobo Invite and The MWC Championships.
Colorado State 2004-05: Finished 11th in the Mile at the MWC Championships...Voted `Most Inspirational' swimmer for her efforts at the BYU dual meet.
Boulder City HS: Received four varsity letters in swimming...All-League and All- State second team as freshman and sophomore and first team as a junior and senior...team MVP freshman year...team captain senior year...was 800 meter Southern California Junior Olympic Champion in 2001...was a member of Boulder City Henderson Swim Club.
Personal: Born June 22, 1986...daughter of Neil Parks and Pamela McKay...has one sister, Kristina...Human Development and Family Studies major...full name is Celes Camre Parks.
John Mattos says: There's nothing like a senior swimmer with something to prove. Talent and experience will lead Celes to a season she'll never forget.