Editor’s note: This is a regular feature profiling senior athletes at Bryant High School.
NAME: Ray Weldon
PARENTS: Roger and Beth
SIBLINGS: Ethan and Emily
FAVORITE SUBJECT IN SCHOOL: Chemistry
FAVORITE SPARE TIME ACTIVITY: Witcher 3
FAVORITE FOOD: Mushrooms
FAVORITE MUSIC ARTIST OR GROUP: August Burns Red
FAVORITE MOVIE: Frozen
FAVORITE TV SHOW: Game of Thrones
WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE TOY WHEN YOU WERE A KID? Sticks
WHAT ARE YOUR PLANS AFTER HIGH SCHOOL? Chemistry in college.
OTHER THAN YOUR PARENTS, WHO’S HAD THE BIGGEST INFLUENCE ON YOUR LIFE? HOW? Internet; taught me not to believe all the garbage that I’m taught and told.
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT SWIMMING? Practice is great. I enjoy being with people on the team.
EVENT(S): 100 back, 100 free.
APPROACH TO YOUR EVENTS? Jump in the water.
WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THE SEASON SO FAR? Turned out very well.
WHAT’S IT GOING TO TAKE FOR THE TEAM TO BE SUCCESSFUL THE REST OF THE SEASON? If I get held back.
TALK ABOUT YOUR SWIMMING NOW; WHAT ARE YOU MOST CONFIDENT IN YOUR ABILITY TO DO? Show up and perform.
WHAT DO YOU WORK HARDEST TO IMPROVE ON IN PRACTICE? Breathing.
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 people I was able to swim with.