Editor’s note: This is a regular feature profiling senior athletes at Bryant High School.
NAME: Halie Buchanan
PARENTS’ NAME: Stacie Jackson and Jereomy Buchanan
FAVORITE SUBJECT IN SCHOOL: Human Anatomy
FAVORITE SPARE TIME ACTIVITY: Spending time with Family and Friends
FAVORITE FOOD: I love all food
FAVORITE MUSIC ARTIST OR GROUP: I love all music
FAVORITE MOVIE: The Vow
FAVORITE TV SHOW: Friends
WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE TOY AS A KID: Raggedy Ann doll
WHAT ARE YOUR PLANS AFTER HIGH SCHOOL? I plan to attend Pulaski Tech for Dental School.
OTHER THAN YOUR PARENTS, WHO HAS HAD THE BIGGEST INFLUENCE ON YOUR LIFE? HOW? My Grandfather has had the biggest influence on my life. He always encourages me to be the very best I can be.
FAVORTIE THING ABOUT CHEER: Cheering for the Bryant Hornets! Friday night football and basketball games! Performing at competitions!
THOUGHTS ON SEASON SO FAR: I feel we have all improved in all areas, and worked extremely hard to accomplish our goal of competing in the State Cheerleading Championship.
WHAT’S BEEN THE HIGHLIGHT OF THE SEASON SO FAR: Being able to compete and accomplishing our team goal of becoming State Cheerleading Championships! Winning State in the 5-7A Coed Division will always be a memory of sharing many tears of joy with 27 cheerleaders. A tremendous help from Karen Scarlett, Blake Bishop and Sunshine Lee for their coaching support and believing in all of us!
WHAT’S IT GOING TO TAKE FOR THE TEAM TO BE SUCCESSFUL AT NATIONALS? Commitment, positive attitude, always working together has a team. “Taking it to the mat and giving it you’re ALL”
INDIVIDUALLY, WHAT ABOUT YOUR RPERFORMANCES ARE YOU MOST CONFIDENT ABOUT? I’m most confident performing my “Hitch-Kick Double Basket.”
WHAT DO YOU WORK HARDEST TO IMPROVE? I work hardest to improve my skills on the Elite Stunt.
AFTER YOU’RE THROUGH CHEERING AT BHS, WHAT DO YOU THINK YOU’LL REMEMBER MOST FONDLY ABOUT IT? I will most fondly remember Friday Night football games and cheering with the BEST student section, always supporting their athletes. The fans coming out to supports us all. Competing in Disney World the past three years! Winning State my senior year!