Athlete of the Week: Claire Johnson

Feature question and answer with Claire Johnson

Had 73 kills as the Orabs went 7-0 for the week


What is your favorite sports memory so far in your high school career? Probably last year for our first-round game when we went five sets and won against Cherokee.

What is the most important skill for a volleyball player to have? I’d say it’s most important to be strong mentally.

Do you have a pregame ritual other than the things the team does together on the court? I always listen to music while watching the underclassmen before we get ready as a team.

Besides your own, which team has the best mascot? West Lyon Wildcats, even though it’s common.

What is your favorite Halloween candy? Snickers.

In the spirit of Halloween, what is something that really scares you? Clowns, especially ones on Halloween. For some reason they are 10 times scarier.

It is a zombie apocalypse. What skill do you have that will help you survive? I definitely think I would be able to outrun a zombie.

Better fall flavor, pumpkin spice or apple cider? Pumpkin spice, no doubt.

What is your favorite app on your phone? Snapchat.

Who is your favorite actor or actress? That’s easy. Ryan Reynolds.

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you pick? Bora Bora.

What is your favorite subject in school? Spanish because I love Mrs. Keepers and our fiestas.

What is your favorite motto or quote? “Put your heart and soul into every activity you do, as though you are doing it for the Lord Himself.” Colossians 3:23