Athlete of the Week Emmanuel Christian Academy

Name: Dylan Herring

School: Emmanuel Christian Academy

Grade: 12

Age: 17

Sports: Golf, Bowling, Baseball

Claim to fame/honors: MBC Bowling Player of the Year, State Bowling Honorable Mention

Words you live by: "There may be people who have more talent than you, but there's no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do - and I believe that." - Derek Jeter

Toughest opponent: Middletown Christian

Biggest influence: Derek Jeter

Game-day rituals: Prayer with my teammates

What's on your bedroom walls: New York Yankees posters and UNC shirts

When I'm bored I like to … Record videos and listen to music

Favorite movie: The Dark Knight

Person who would play you in a movie: Chris Pratt

Favorite TV show: Parks and Recreation

Favorite musical artist: Switchfoot

Favorite book: The Great Gatsby

Favorite home-cooked meal: Steak and Caesar salad

Favorite restaurant: Chipotle

Whose mind would you like to read: Bill Gates'

Place where you'd love to travel: California

Talent you'd like to have: Dancing

Favorite school subject: English

Favorite athlete: Derek Jeter

Favorite team: New York Yankees

Something in the world I'd like to change: Gas prices

Favorite sports moment: Finishing a 300 Baker Game

Favorite junk food: Milkshakes

Best thing about your favorite sport: It takes time, energy and patience, but everyone can find a way to succeed in it.

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