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Quest Supports a Young Athlete


Quest Vision Specialty Care Lab, Inc. looks to provide economic support for a female student Athlete

Largo, FL., May 13, 2019 – Quest Vision Care Specialty Lab, Inc. a longtime proponent of charitable work in the developing world, turns it sights inward to support an up-and-coming young female athlete locally. The fortunate recipient, Mariah Gradski, is the daughter of a Florida Army National Guard soldier and single father who continues to honorably serve his country as he moves into his 19th year in uniform. Ms. Gradski, although only 15 has already made quite a name for herself, having been chosen to attend the USA Elite Select 30 at the age of 13. A 3-time USASA All-American, she was selected by the Texas glory TPA national team where she is the youngest player on the roster. In early 2019, Ms. Gradski participated in several mini camps and toured the softball facilities of Clemson University, Notre Dame University, Florida State, and University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. Although her eventual goal of college athletics is still a few years away, she is keeping an open mind and focusing intensely on what she can control; her grades and improving her skills. All of the universities she would like to be considered by for a full scholarship require a strong GPA so, academics is a top priority. 

The economic support that Quest Vision Care Specialty Lab will provide this inspiring young athlete is projected to see her through high school career. Quest has vowed to absorb the cost of softball equipment, tournament registration fees, and the costs incurred from national travel with the Texas Glory. Michael Walach, the President and CEO of Quest commented that, “we are thrilled to be able to make a difference in this young girl’s budding career. She deserves the opportunity to fulfill her potential and this small sacrifice on our part, gives her a chance to make the most out of her tremendous talent and unparalleled work ethic. We are excited to see what great things she will accomplish not only in high school and college as an athlete, but more importantly, what type of human being she will become.”