Editor’s note: This is a regular feature profiling senior athletes at Bryant High School.
NAME: Libby L. Thompson
PARENTS: Jeremy Thompson, Tiffany Thompson
SIBLINGS: Madalyn, 12; Hannah, 10
FAVORITE SUBJECT IN SCHOOL: AP Biology or Drawing I
FAVORITE SPARE TIME ACTIVITY: Snowboarding, Hanging out
FAVORITE FOOD: Spaghetti, chocolate, chicken
FAVORITE MUSIC ARTIST OR GROUP: Drake; anything that pumps me up.
FAVORITE MOVIE: Clueless
FAVORITE TV SHOW: America’s Funniest Home Videos
WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE TOY WHEN YOU WERE A KID? Trampoline
WHAT ARE YOUR PLANS AFTER HIGH SCHOOL? Swim at OBU, Major in Biology.
OTHER THAN YOUR PARENTS, WHO’S HAD THE BIGGEST INFLUENCE ON YOUR LIFE? HOW? My grandma; she gives me advice because she has a lot of wisdom.
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT SWIMMING? Beating my own personal records
EVENT(S): Breast stroke, freestyle.
APPROACH TO YOUR EVENTS? Be calm, stay hydrated, do my very best.
WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THE SEASON SO FAR? It’s going pretty well other than a few drawbacks and my hamstring injury.
WHAT’S BEEN THE HIGHLIGHT OF THE SEASON? Winning District
WHAT’S IT GOING TO TAKE FOR THE TEAM TO BE SUCCESSFUL THE REST OF THE SEASON? Practice hard, leave it all in the water.
TALK ABOUT YOUR SWIMMING NOW; WHAT ARE YOU MOST CONFIDENT IN YOUR ABILITY TO DO? Earn points for the Lady Hornets.
WHAT DO YOU WORK HARDEST TO IMPROVE ON IN PRACTICE? My turns and technique
WHEN YOU’RE THROUGH SWIMMING FOR BRYANT HIGH SCHOOL, WHAT DO YOU THINK YOU’LL LOOK BACK AND REMEMBER MOST FONDLY ABOUT THE EXPERIENCE? The long bus rides, having fun with my team, and winning District meets.