By Ryan Massad, Contributing Writer
School: Westborough High School
Coach: Bethany Bergemann
What encouraged you to get involved with competitive swimming?
“My family pushed me to be a swimmer since I was really young and I got into competitive swimming aspiring to be as successful as my older sisters were.”
How has Coach Bergemann helped mold you into a better swimmer?
“She’s been very important to my success through high school, not only because of how much she pushes me to improve my time, but she also convinced me to switch from a sprinting event to long distance events that allowed me to use my strengths more effectively. She works tirelessly for me and the entire team to reach their maximum potential.”
What has been the single greatest moment of your high school career?
“The greatest moment has been finishing second in the sectionals.”
What stroke do you consider to be your best?
“I’m best and most comfortable with the 500 freestyle.”
What are your hobbies and interests on dry land?
“I love to play baseball, hang out with friends, and listen to music.”
What is your favorite type of music, and artist?
“I like hip hop and my favorite artist is J Cole.”
What is your favorite class in school?
“English with Mr. Huse. I don’t usually prefer English over other subjects but Mr. Huse makes the class enjoyable.”
Have you started to consider any colleges yet?
“I have just started looking at colleges. I’ve looked at UMass, and Elon.”
How do you want to be remembered at Westborough High?
“I want to be remembered at Westborough as a person with a very nice character, I strive to be as good of a person I can be.”