The Team Georgia Weightlifting team competed at the National Junior Championships in Houston on Feb. 18-20.
The team won a runner up from the women's team and a third place from the men's team, along with six individual medals.
Since then US Weightlifting has announced that five members will be representing the USA in two World Championships and one team member has been awarded a residence slot at the Olympic Training Center.
Twenty percent of the youth World Team is from Flowery Branch High.
Megan Poole, a senior from Chestatee High, won the National Championship in the 63-kilogram weight class.
Poole will represent the US at the Junior World Championship, in June, in Malaysia. Megan has been offered and has accepted one of six slots to weightlifting athletes at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO.
Ellen Kercher, a junior from Flowery Branch High, won the silver medal in the 48-kilo. weight class.
Jenny Arthur, a junior from Chestatee High, won the silver medal in the 69-kilo. weight class. Jimmy McIntyre, a sophomore from Flowery Branch High, won the bronze medal in the 62-kilo. weight class.
Hope Stockel, a sophomore from Flowery Branch School placed fifth. Stockel, McIntyre, Kercher and Arthur will each represent the US at the Youth World Championship, the second week in May, in Lima, Peru.
Riley Farrow, a junior at Chestatee High, won the bronze medal in the 63 kg weight class. Jonathan Frick, a junior at Flowery Branch High, won the bronze medal in the 105+ kilo. weight class.