From left, Lahaula Mika and Madison Gingras celebrate their recent accomplishment at the National Powerlifting Competition in Lombard, Illinois. Mika placed fifth and currently holds the nations’s top raw bench press in her weight class; Gingras took 14th place overall. Both Ashland High School students are alumni of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic School and have participated in diocesan youth events. (Submitted photo)