Cross Country Spotlight


Tori Lanam

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Tori Lanam, Staff Writer

Full Name: Sierra Madeline Ryan

Grade: 8th Grade

Birthday: July 10th, 2008

Inspirational athlete: Theresa (my mom was a runner)

What inspired you to start cross country: “My mom and dad were both runners. I do
distance running in track, so I did cross country to better myself in running.”

Fastest time: 18:42

What is your goal for cross country: “To get a time of 18 minutes or better.”

Favorite food: Fettuccine Alfredo

Sports you play: Cross country; Track and Field

How many years have you played sports?: “This is my first year running cross country.
I have only done track and field for one season so far.”

Favorite teacher: “I like them all.”

Favorite subject: Math

Favorite song: “Escape” By Rupert Holmes

Favorite hobby: Online shopping on Amazon

Favorite place to go on vacation: Pennsylvania or Florida

Inspirational quote: “The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.” By Dolly Parton