Athlete of the Week: Claire Pritchard, Lebanon

Name: Claire Pritchard

School: Lebanon High School

Sport: Volleyball

Class: 2017

Age: 17

Claim to fame: I need to get one of those.

Bet you didn’t know: I am student body president.

Toughest opponent/why? Springboro. They’re the toughest in our division and it’s important that we beat them every year to keep our conference title.

Favorite book: The Great Gatsby

Favorite movie: Any that star Leonardo DiCaprio

Favorite TV show: The Office

Favorite musical artist: Coldplay

Favorite pro athlete/why? Misty May-Treanor. She doesn’t let her height define her, and she never gives up on a play.

Favorite smell: Lilacs

Favorite home-cooked meal: My mom’s spaghetti, or anything my dad makes on the grill.

Game-day rituals: I always drink a pregame spark drink.

Person who would play me in a movie/why? Jennifer Lawrence. I like her sense of humor.

Words you live by: Romans 12:10

Biggest influence/why? My older sister, Carly. I’ve always followed in her footsteps and had her as a really amazing role model,

I am most annoyed by: Being woken up early

You can’t live without: Chipotle guacamole

Most embarrassing moment: Too many to count, but anytime I’m forced to dance it can get pretty embarrassing,

In 10 years, I’ll be: Somewhere that’s not Ohio

Best thing about volleyball: When your team gets the point in a really long rally

Worst thing about volleyball: Losing a game after being ahead the whole time

Vegetable I just won’t eat: Pretty much any of them

Favorite junk food: Whit’s frozen custard

Favorite school subject: Any art class

Last DVD or video game I bought: Safe Haven

Person whose brain you’d like to pick: Whoever makes the ACT. Maybe then I’d get a higher score!

Love to trade places for a day with: John Mayer. I want his guitar skills,

When I’m bored, I like to: I can’t remember the last time I’ve been genuinely bored, but that would be nice,

Worst habit: Taking too many naps and procrastinating

On your bedroom walls: Concert posters and pictures of my family

Talent I’d most like to have: Dance skills … anything better than the ones I currently have

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