Athlete of the Week: Katie Kaminski, Centerville High School


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Athlete of the Week: Katie Kaminski, Centerville High School

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Katie Kaminski, Centerville

Name: Katie Kaminski

School: Centerville

Grade: Senior

Age: 17

Sport: Volleyball

Claim to fame/honors: First-team All-GWOC and All-District last year; outside and middle hitter; third-year varsity; member of National Honor Society; plans to attend Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland to play volleyball and major in psychology.

Bet you didn’t know … I’ve never been to Skyline or Taco Bell

Words you live by: My dad would say, “Gotta wanna win.”

Toughest opponent: Mt. Notre Dame

Biggest influence: My teammates

Match-day rituals: We always go to My Favorite Muffin; I always do my hair a certain way; we have a little cheer the team does.

What’s on your bedroom walls: Pictures of volleyball and school friends

When I’m bored I like to … paint or go online shopping

Favorite movie: Forrest Gump

Person who would play you in a movie: Emma Watson

Favorite TV show: Stranger Things

Favorite musical artist: 21 Pilots

I can’t live without: My family

I can live without: Drama

Favorite book: The Help

Favorite home-cooked meal: Parmesan Chicken

Favorite restaurant: Archer’s

Favorite smell: Fresh towels

Favorite cereal: Cinnamon Toast Crunch

Store where you’d like a shopping spree: Free People

Vegetable you won’t eat: Squash

I’d love to trade places for a day with … Amy Adams

Whose mind would you like to read? My dad

Place where you’d love to travel? Europe

Talent you’d like to have? Singing

Favorite school subject: Philosophy

Favorite athlete: Matt Anderson

Favorite team: Ohio State football

Favorite Olympic sport: Beach volleyball

Something in the world I’d like to change: Hate

Favorite sports moments: First time took Mt. Notre Dame to four sets; and in eighth grade we won the GWOC championship

Favorite junk food: Pizza

Best thing about volleyball: Being able to play with my teammates and encourage each other

In 10 years, I hope to be … starting a family, working in some field of psychology

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