Kylie Henry, 9, of Urbana, was national champion at the U.S.T.A. National Gymnastics Competition in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. earlier this year.

She competed in the age 9 advanced tumbling level and won national champion out of 29 competitors from throughout the United States.

Henry qualified for the competition after being named state champion in Pella. It was her second straight year of winning the state champion title.

Henry is the daughter of Todd and Julie Henry of Urbana. Her grandparents are Allyn and Connie Linderbaum of Ridgeway and Joseph Henry and the late Paulette Henry of Ridgeway.