Get to Know: Blooming Prairie senior Julia Worke
Julia Works is a senior in Blooming Prairie.
Q: What sports do you compete in?
A. Volleyball, basketball and softball.
Q: What’s your favorite sports memory?
A. Playing for the Section 1A championship for basketball against Fillmore Central this year.
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.
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.
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