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Swimmer of the Month

 Swimmer of the Month for March!

 


 

Starfish Swimmer of the Month:

Annie Bennett

Age: 7

Swim Group: Starfish

Favorite Movie: Star Wars

Favorite Song: All Katie Perry songs

Favorite Events: 50 free

What do you want to be when you want to grow up? Gymnastics Teacher

Favorite Stroke: Butterfly and Breastroke

Coolest place you have ever been to: Sky High in Portland

Family pets: Hobie (dog)

Role Model(s): My dad

What do you like most about swimming: You get to do streamlines when you push off of the walls

Favorite Book: Pink Kitty with Purple Eyes

How many siblings do you have: 1

Famous Person you’d like to meet: President Obama

Hobbies: Dance, Rainbow Loom, Reading

Future goal: 0 school absences

Favorite Color: Pink and Purple 

Favorite Food: Pizza 

Favorite Animal: Panda Bear

Favorite swimmers: Jessica Schab

If I could change one thing it would be: Make my Mom not allergic to cats.

Your most memorable swimming experience: When I lost my tooth right before my 50 free at B/C Champs.

Seahorse Swimmer of the Month:

Addison Schultz

 

  

 

Stingray Swimmer of the Month:

Cherlou Lopez

Age:  8

Swim Group: Stingray

Favorite Movie: Frozen

Favorite Song: Just give me a reason by Pink

Favorite Events: 100 Free

What do you want to be when you want to grow up? Doctor

Favorite Stroke: Backstroke

Coolest place you have ever been to: Cars land Disney Adventure

Family pets: (Lily and Prince)

Role Model(s): Mrs. Helsel Copper Hills teacher

What do you like most about swimming: Racing

Favorite Book: Scarlett the Garnet Fairy

How many siblings do you have: one brother, one sister

Famous Person you’d like to meet: Adele

Hobbies: making rubber band bracelets and drawing

Future goal: Olympic Swimmer

Favorite Color: Red

Favorite Food: Chicken Adobo

Favorite Animal: Fish

Favorite swimmers: Michael Phelps, Missy Franklin

If I could change one thing it would be: No more storms all over the world

Your most memorable swimming experience: BC Winter Championship in Visalia

 

East Novice Swimmer of the Month:

Aidan Fortenberry

 

 

Stroke Development 11+ Swimmer of the Month:

Sonja Hanson

 

 

Age: 12

Swim Group: Stroke Development 11+

Favorite Movie: Frozen/Hop/Aladdin  

Favorite Song: Happy/ Dark Horse

Favorite Events: going to the Zoo

What do you want to be when you want to grow up? Flight Attendant 

Favorite Stroke: backstroke 

Coolest place you have ever been to: Hawaii

Family pets: 2 cats, Myster, Leo

Role Model(s): Camilla

What do you like most about swimming:  jumping off the diving board/being in the water

Favorite Book: Gaby, Lost and Found 

How many siblings do you have: 1, Camilla

Famous Person you’d like to meet: One Direction

Hobbies: draw, ride my bike, read 

Future goal: going to England as a first foreign country

Favorite Color: pink

Favorite Food: chicken nuggets/fries

Favorite Animal: cat/dog/kangaroo 

Favorite swimmers: Sierra/Alex/Madison

If I could change one thing it would be: people alive forever

Your most memorable swimming experience: my first day

East Developmental Swimmer of the Month:

Jack Kuhtz

Age: 11, 12 on April 24th

Swim Group: Red??

Favorite Movie: lash of the Titans

Favorite Song: Magic by B.O.B.

Favorite Events: 50 Free, Back, or Fly

What do you want to be when you want to grow up? Professional swimmer or work for my dad

Favorite Stroke: Freestyle

Coolest place you have ever been to: Kauai, Hawaii

Family pets: Charlie, the King Charles Cavalier Spaniel and Carl, the rescue cat

Role Model(s): Uncle Ben, my mom and my dad

What do you like most about swimming? Doing the sport that I love and that I am good at.

Favorite Book: Percy Jackson series

How many siblings do you have: 1 sister, Abby

Famous Person you’d like to meet: Michael Phelps

Hobbies: swimming, basketball, reading

Future goal: To qualify for JO

Favorite Color: Red

Favorite Food: Filet Mignon

Favorite Animal: dog

Favorite swimmers: Michael Phelps

If I could change one thing it would be: my attitude about school

Your most memorable swimming experience: teaching my cousin Acacia to swim in the waves in Hawaii.

Red Swimmer of the Month:

Caroline Mendyk

Age: 9

Swim Group: Red

Favorite Movie: “Spirit- Stallion of the Cimarron” (a horse movie) or “Frozen”     

Favorite Song:   “The Story of My Life” from the band One Direction

Favorite Events: 50 Free and 50 Breast

What do you want to be when you want to grow up? Veterinarian     

Favorite Stroke: Freestyle

Coolest place you have ever been to:   Disneyland

Family pets: Taffy- Samurai Beta Fish

Role Model(s): My track coach- Coach O

What do you like most about swimming:   I like being in the water on a hot day.

Favorite Book: Pippi Longstocking

How many siblings do you have: One, my sister, Katherine

Famous Person you’d like to meet: Walt Disney

Hobbies: Horseback riding

Future goal:  I want to qualify for Far Westerns

Favorite Color: Purple

Favorite Food: Strawberry Ice Cream    

Favorite Animal: Dog    

Favorite swimmers: Missy Franklin     

If I could change one thing it would be: I could have a Golden Retriever for a pet    

Your most memorable swimming experience: Winning a plaque at a meet in Santa Barbara

White Swimmer of the Month:

 

 

 

Blue Swimmer of the Month:

Korbin Vera

Age:  10

Swim Group: Blue

Favorite Movie: Despicable Me

Favorite Song: Happy

Favorite Events: Christmas

What do you want to be when you want to grow up? Engineer

Favorite Stroke: Backstroke

Coolest place you have ever been to: Washington D.C.

Family pets: Two dogs

Role Model(s): Parents

What do you like most about swimming: Diving Boards

Favorite Book: Harry Potter series

How many siblings do you have: 1

Famous Person you’d like to meet: The President

Hobbies: Ipad. minecraft

Future goal: go to MIT

Favorite Color: Orange

Favorite Food: Pasta

Favorite Animal: Turtle

Favorite swimmers: Michael Phelps

If I could change one thing it would be: Longer Summers Off School

Your most memorable swimming experience: Oregon Swim Meet

Bronze Swimmer of the Month:

Lucas Chang

Age:   10

Swim Group:   Bronze

Favorite Movie:   Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone                

Favorite Song:   Grenade     

Favorite Events:   50/100 breast     

What do you want to be when you want to grow up?   Swimmer     

Favorite Stroke:   Breaststroke     

Coolest place you have ever been to:   Santa Cruz Boardwalk     

Family pets:   Buddy (yorkie)     

Role Model(s):   Albert Einstein, parents, Buddy (shows unconditional love)     

What do you like most about swimming:   Great way to cool off in summer     

Favorite Book:   House of Hades by Rick Riordan     

How many siblings do you have:   2 sisters     

Famous Person you’d like to meet:   Rick Riordan     

Hobbies:    video games, reading     

Future goal:   Go to Div. I school     

Favorite Color:   Red     

Favorite Food:   ‘Mandu’ (Korean dumplings) 

Favorite Animal:    Swordfish     

Favorite swimmers:   Brendan Hansen, Michael Phelps     

If I could change one thing it would be:   No war or murder     

Silver Swimmer of the Month:

Megan Murai

 

Age: 14

Swim Group: Silver

Favorite Movie: Catching Fire             

Favorite Song: Beautiful Day by Jamie Grace     

Favorite Events: 200IM and 50 Free

What do you want to be when you want to grow up? Undecided

Favorite Stroke: Freestyle and IM

Coolest place you have ever been to: Hawaii    

Family pets: None

Role Model(s): Parents and Coaches    

What do you like most about swimming: Friends     

Favorite Book: Divergent

How many siblings do you have: 2 (sister-Lauren, Brother- Evan)      

Famous Person you’d like to meet: Missy Franklin

Hobbies: Reading and Playing Tennis

Future goal: Become a better swimmer

Favorite Color: Orange

Favorite Food: Pasta      

Favorite Animal: Sea Otter     

Favorite swimmers: Missy Franklin, Rebecca Soni, Danielle Hermann

If I could change one thing it would be:   For everyone to have mutual respect

Your most memorable swimming experience: Oregon Team Travel Trip

Gold Swimmer of the Month:

Hannah Lambert