Get to Know: Blooming Prairie senior Julia Worke

Published 5:32 pm Thursday, April 30, 2020

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Julia Works is a senior in Blooming Prairie.

Q: What sports do you compete in?

A. Volleyball, basketball and softball.

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Q: What’s your favorite sports memory?

A. Playing for the Section 1A championship for basketball against Fillmore Central this year.

Blooming Prairie’s Julia Worke shoots past Rachel Pack in Hayfield. Herald File Photo

Q: What have you learned from sports?

A. I learned that in order to win, everyone has to work together. Also, no matter what sport you play, communication is key.

Q: What is the hardest part about sports?

A. Trying to stay positive even though you are losing.

Q: How do you keep your focus when competing?

A. I try to block out all other elements and focus on the task at hand. I try to take it each play at a time, one game at a time.

Q: Who is your biggest sports role model and why?

A. My sister, Madison. I have always tried to be as good as her and I aspire to do that. She was an all-around great player in every sport and I am glad I have a great role model such as her.

Q: If you could have a conversation with anyone in history, who would it be?

A. Tupac Shakur.

Blooming Prairie’s Julia Worke goes up for a hit against Southland in Adams. Herald File Photo

Q: What is your dream job?

A. Work with a professional team, preferably an NBA team, and take stats, work in the business office or do something with that.

Q: What is your favorite food?

A. Definitely pasta.

Q: What are your plans after high school?

A. I plan to attend Winona State University and major in either Business Administration or Accounting with a minor in Spanish.

Q: How are you staying connected with teammates and friends?

A. I usually just snapchat them. I will occasionally text them, but mostly snapchat.

Q: How do you feel about missing out on portions of your senior year?

A. Life can change pretty quickly. It is sad, I don’t want any of it to be over so soon, but I know that it has to end sometime. I just didn’t want it to end so abruptly.

Q: How are you passing the time on break?

A. I have been doing many puzzles, cooking and catching up on some Netflix shows. I’ve been working on scholarships. I have also been spending a lot of time with my family. Homework has kept me busy.