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Get to Know: Austin senior Grace Bobby

Grace Bobby is a senior at Austin.

Q: What sports do you compete in?

A: I participate and compete in dance, cheer, and archery.

Q: What’s your favorite sports memory?

A: My favorite sports memories were placing third at state kick last season and second this season.

Q: What have you learned from sports?

A: I’ve learned responsibility, accountability, leadership and most importantly mental strength.

Grace Bobby

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

A: My biggest sports role model is both Marny Rohr and Jen Sims, my dance coaches. They’ve been teaching me for as long as I remember but being able to watch them and learn from them has been an honor looking up to them and striving to become the women they are.

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

A: Princess Diana.

Q: What is the biggest obstacle you’ve had to overcome?

A: All the uncertainties going into my senior year with the pandemic.

Q: What is your dream job?

A: My dream job is to be a teacher!

Q: What is your favorite food?

A: My favorite food is white rice with soy sauce.

Q: What are your plans after high school?

A: My plans after high school is to attend a four year college for secondary education.

Q: How do you feel about living through a pandemic?

A: Living through a pandemic has been difficult but has also shown how strong you can become mentally through seeing the positive side of life!

Grace Bobby runs through drills with other Austin athletes who were taking part in a strength and conditioning camp at Wescott Athletic Complex. Herald File Photo