ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A ninth-grade student from Churchville-Chili Senior High School will compete in the U.S. Youth Weightlifting Championships in Las Vegas on Monday.

15-year-old Trever Weeden is a contender to place in the top three in his weight class, Weeden’s coach Paul Dick said in a statement.

Dick said he was Weeden’s elementary gym teacher and has been working with Weeden for the past four years since Weeden was in fifth grade.