Senior Spotlight on: Mary Thomas
When did you start running?
-Seventh grade was my first year of competitive running.
What other activities are you involved in at Parma Senior High?
-In addition to Cross Country, I run Track and I am in the National Honor’s Society.
Athletic career honors?
-My personal record in Cross Country is 22:24. During Track, I run the 4×4, 4×8, 400, and my best event is the 800 with a personal record of 2:29. Multiple player of the week honors over my running career.
Favorite memory during your athletic career?
-Going to district’s in 2018-19 has been my most fond memory over my athletic career. I worked hard to overcome anxiety to compete at my best.
Do you have any superstitions or pre-game routines before meets?
-I cannot split poles!
What is your plan after graduation?
-I am going to continue my education at college in the field of Dentistry. I will also compete in Cross Country and Track at the college level.
What has been your favorite class?
-I love Mrs. Deeks and her Art class has been my favorite!
Outside of school, what do you enjoy doing in your free time?
-Watching Netflix and going to the beach are both preferred ways to spend my time.
What are 3 fun facts about you?
- I can teach others to ride a bike
- I have a great sense of humor
- I am a baby whisperer
Any advice for underclassmen?
-Do not let your fear of failure stop you from competing!