Meet 2015 Hamilton Southeastern Senior Rachel!
How Rachel describes herself: “I’m very active and involved with a lot of organizations around school. I’m very outspoken and not very shy. I consider myself a leader on my sports teams and in general. Most of all, I’m very very competitive.”
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What are your favorite activities?
Running, winning races, reading, I love movies, eating popcorn and doing nothing important with my friends.
What activities are you involved with at school or outside of school?
Cross country and Track, National Honors Society, Student athletic council
What do you do on a typical night out with friends?
Dinner, movie, sleepover at a friend’s house or a there’s usually a track meet.
What type of music makes you get up and dance?
Anything Imagine Dragons, especially when the music starts slow then builds up. That’s awesome.
What TV show are you addicted to?
Nashville and now Grey’s Anatomy
Do you have a book you could read over and over?
Hunger Games, Divergent, or Percy Jackson series
What food does your family cook that you will miss when you go to college?
When you were little, what did you dream of being when you grew up?
Professional soccer player, now a professional runner would be great.
Who are your role models and why?
Steve Prefontaine – great runner who was defiant, competitive, and extremely talented. Mia Hamm-greatest US women’s soccer player ever. Jennifer Lawrence – she’s a beast. Funny, pretty and not cocky despite all her fame/money.
What are your hopes/plans for the future?
Have running success at Arkansas and maybe run post-collegiately. Graduate and go to grad school to become athletic trainer.
What do you want people to remember about you when they look back on your senior year?
“That’s the girl who can run fast, is funny, and never did anything stupid. I’ve got nothing bad to say about her.”
What kind of impact do you want to make on the world?
Encourage people that say they aren’t good enough, that they are good enough and help them prove it to themselves. Maybe that’ll involve running?