GHS Senior Athlete Spotlight
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How long have you been a Cheerleader? Four Years.
What is your favorite pre-game food/ritual? I play volleyball every week before football games, so I don’t usually eat with the other cheerleaders.
What do you love most about Cheering and Friday Nights? I love being able to see the little kids light up when we talk to them in the stands.
If you were giving advice to other young cheerleaders, what would it be? If you don’t make it in middle school, don’t give up. I didn’t make it either year in middle school, then made it freshman year. As a sophomore, I was among the first sophomores to ever be on varsity at GHS.
Do you play any other sports or involved in other activities at GHS, if so, what? I play volleyball and softball I am also a member of NHS, student council, UIL, class officer, FCA.
Which cheer uniform is your favorite? My fav cheer uniform is our red ones from junior year.
What are you looking forward to the most this last year of High School? I am blessed that we are allowed to play, so I am really looking forward to being with my teammates having a good year.
What are your plans after High School? I am planning on going to Texas A&M to hopefully become a knee surgeon.
How long have you played Volleyball?
I have played school volleyball for 6 years but when I was little I played sand volleyball with my family.
What position do you play? I am the libero for the team and I love it!
What is your favorite pregame food/ritual?
My favorite food to eat before the game is animal crackers! I don’t know why but I always play better when I do. My pre-game ritual is putting on my left shoe first, I have always done this.
What do you love most about Game Day?
I love that on game days everybody is asking my teammates and me about the game and how it’s going to go and it’s always great to see the support system we have.
If you were giving advice to other young athletes playing volleyball, what would it be?
Advice to young Goat athletes, you’re only going to be as good as the work you put in, nothing comes free in this sport!
Who is your all-time favorite Volleyball Player (professional college, etc.)?
My all-time favorite volleyball player would have to be Victoria Garrick from the University of Southern California, she’s an amazing libero and an even better person. She graduated from college but she still inspires me to be the best that I can be on and off the court.
Do you participate in other sports and activities at GHS? If so, what are they?
When I’m not playing volleyball I also run cross country, I play basketball, and I run track and pole vault.
What are you looking forward to the most this last year of High School?
I’m looking forward to all of the last’s of high school even though I’m not ready for it to be over. My goals this year are to go as far as we can in every sport.
What are your plans after High School?
I’m not completely sure of what I want to do when I graduate high school. I do know that I am going to college and I think I want to be a Dental Hygienist. At the same time I want to be a coach and a teacher, I’ll figure it out!
#21 - Football
How long have you played Football? 8 years. 4 years at GHS. 2 years GMS. 2 Years Pee Wee Football
What position do you play? Dawg Safety
What is your favorite pregame food/ritual? Eating with my football teammates and taking a nap.
What do you love most about football and Friday Nights? Intensity of the games and working with my brothers on the field.
If you were giving advice to other young athletes playing football, what would it be? Keep Working hard and have fun. Always give your best at all times for good results.
Do you play any other sports or involved in other activities at GHS, if so, what? NHSRA – National High School Rodeo.
Who is your favorite college or NFL Team? Clemson Tigers
What are you looking forward to the most this last year of High School? Having Fun and accomplishing as much as I can.
What are your plans after High School? Continue to go to school and start my career.