Athlete of the Week: Rachel Perry, Lebanon

Rachel Perry attends Lebanon High School. CONTRIBUTED


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Rachel Perry attends Lebanon High School. CONTRIBUTED



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Name: Rachel Perry

School: Lebanon High School

Sport: Basketball and volleyball

Class: 2017

Age: 18

Claim to fame: I’m averaging a double-double (points and rebounds) per game so far my senior year.

Bet you didn’t know: I have seven siblings.

Toughest opponent/why? Beavercreek, because they are pretty good and shoot well

Favorite book: Divergent Series

Favorite movie: “The Lion King”

Favorite TV show: “Pretty Little Liars”

Favorite musical artist: Michael Jackson

Favorite pro athlete/why? Serena Williams, because she is so powerful and passionate about her sport

Favorite smell: Chopped onions

Favorite home-cooked meal: Stir fry

Game-day rituals: Pray over our team and eat a Nutella and Peanut Butter sandwich

Person who would play me in a movie/why? Lucille Ball, because she is super silly and loves to make people laugh

Words you live by: “Cast all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.” — 1 Peter 5:7

Biggest influence/why? My three older sisters, because they are my role models for living life and being myself

I am most annoyed by: People tapping their foot

You can’t live without: My mom

In 10 years I’ll be: Married and a teacher

Best thing about basketball: Having a team as a family

Worst thing about basketball: Losing

Vegetable I just won’t eat: Beets

Favorite junk food: Sour cream and cheddar ruffle chips

Favorite school subject: Advanced painting

Last DVD or video game I bought: “Insurgent”

Person whose brain you’d like to pick: My coach, Roberto Hodges

Love to trade places for a day with: Julie Andrews

When I’m bored, I like to: Listen to Michael Jackson

Worst habit: Picking nail polish off my nails

On your bedroom walls: All my artwork and pictures of my best friends

Talent I’d most like to have: To be able to dunk

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