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Student Athletes in the Spotlight

Jonathan Scott

Eighth Grade
Flag Football
Quarterback

Favorite color: Blue
Favorite movie: Happy Gilmore

What makes playing sports so appealing to you?
It’s fun. I just like playing sports. I like playing basketball. I like to compete against other kids.

What is your favorite sports memory of your young career?
I had a 35-point game in basketball last year against BASIS Phoenix. I was on fire.

What is your favorite subject in school?
Reading. I love reading. I like reading all the articles and learning about people, like Martin Luther King Jr.

If you could have any job after you finish your education, what would it be?
A professional basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder.

If you could have any superpower, what would it be?
To fly, so I could see the world and go places I want to go and have never been to.


Alyssa Francisco

Eighth Grade
Cross Country
Favorite color: Black, white, purple and a lively shade of light blue and green.
Favorite movie: There’s a lot. The recent one I just saw is IT.

What makes playing sports so appealing to you?
It makes you feel like you have freedom.

What is your favorite sports memory of your young career?

The first time I went to a meet, in Orme. It was fun, really exciting, an adrenaline rush. I got 14th place. Before I started cross-country, me and my grandfather would run every night, especially in winter because it’s cooler.

What is your favorite subject in school?
I have more than one. Math is what I’m really good at. I also like drumline. This is going to be my third year. I was on the bass drum when I first began, but now they promoted me to snare drum.

If you could have any job after you finish your education, what would it be?

A few: a musician, a veterinarian and an artist. I like to draw.

If you could have any superpower, what would it be?
Flight. I just like the air and how it feels.