Meet the Athlete: Claire Christian
Published 8:59 am Thursday, October 11, 2012
Q: What year are you in school?
Q: What school do you attend?
A: United South Central.
Q: Who is your immediate family?
A: My dad, Kent, mom, Joan, and I have an older sister, Cami.
Q: What sports are you involved in?
A: I play tennis and I used to golf.
Q: How did you get started in tennis?
A: My sister played when she was in seventh grade and I was in fourth. Also, my dad brought me into it.
Q: What other extracurricular activities are you in?
A: Yearbook, mock trial, knowledge bowl and student government.
Q: Did your parents play sports when they were younger?
A: My dad played tennis. My mom didn’t play anything that I know of.
Q: What is your biggest sports related achievement?
A: I was All-Conference two years in a row, academic All-Conference, team section runner up and was a fourth-place doubles finisher.
Q: Who is your favorite professional athlete?
A: Rafael Nadel, he’s a tennis player from Spain. I just love to watch him play because he’s amazing at it.
Q: What is your favorite school subject?
A: I love math. It just comes easily to me and I have a teacher that makes it really easy to understand.
Q: Who is your favorite teacher?
A: My math teacher Mrs. Husman. She does an amazing job teaching everybody how everything works. She makes it really easy.
Q: What are your hobbies?
A: Besides tennis, I like to read and I like music, too.
Q: What is your favorite movie or TV show?
A: I love “Glee.”
Q: What is your favorite food?
A: I love pizza. I’m a cheese pizza kind of person.
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