With the spring sports season cancelled by the UIL because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Herald Democrat is putting a spotlight on the seniors who had their high school careers abruptly come to an end.
College plans: Grayson County College’s welding program.
Superstitions, rituals or traditions before or after competing: I always says a prayer before any game or sport I compete in.
Song or music that prepares you for competition: Anything upbeat.
Favorite subject/class: Science.
Favorite teacher and why: Mrs. Nelson; she always keep the energy up, no matter the day.
Favorite coach and why: I don’t think I could ever choose between my coaches, all of them mean so much to me and have had a huge impact on my life.
Best teammate and why: Same with the coaches — we are all like a family and they all mean so much to me and I would do anything for them.
Best high school sports memory: Would definitely have to be winning state twice.
Best high school non-sports memory: Placing ninth at the Houston Livestock Show and eighth at the Fort Worth Stock Show.
What you love about your sport: The bonds that are made during the season and how close everyone gets.
Favorite sports movie and why: “The Blind Side.”
Describe the Bells Class of 2020: Everyone is closer than we appear to be and we all know each other and I think that’s a good thing to have.
Biggest lesson learned: Never take anything for granted; it can be taken too fast.
Biggest influence in your life: Would probably be my parents. They have helped me with so much and have been there for me through everything and I don’t know what I would do with out them.
Athlete you look up to: Sierra Romero.
Reaction to the season being cancelled: It was a heartbreak for sure, although I couldn’t play due to a torn ACL I still was ready to be cheer everyone on and help in any way possible.
Message to your teammates: I love each and everyone of you and I miss all of y’all!
Message to your freshman self: Thank you for pushing yourself to the limits when you wanted to back down.
Thing you won’t miss at all: I will miss everything.