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Senior Spotlight — Abby Milus

Name: Abby Milus.

Nickname: “Ab.”

School: St. Bede Academy.

Date/place of birth: Nov. 15, 1993 in Spring Valley.

Hometown: Peru.

Family: Dad (Dave), Mom (Lori), 1 sister (Gina), 2 brothers (Zach & Ryan)

Sports: Basketball and softball.

Favorite sport and why: Softball, because it is outside!

Favorite food and where to get it: Pasta at Verucchi’s.

Likes: Penguins, spending time with family and friends, sleeping

Dislikes: Judgmental people.

Person with the greatest influence on my athletic career and why: My siblings, because I grew up watching them and learned so much from them.

Person with the greatest influence on my life: My grandpa, Jim Hurst.

If stranded on a deserted island, I would have to have my: phone.

The CD in my player at home/car is: mixed country music.

People would be surprised to know that: I am an emotional person.

I stay home to watch: Gossip Girl.

When I need luck for a big game, I: pray.

The funniest person I’ve ever me: My brother, Ryan. He makes everything funny.

What they’ll say about me at school after I graduate: “Boy, it sure is quiet around here!”

Most embarrassing moment: Falling out of the bus on last year’s Tennessee softball trip.

Most unforgettable moment: Being one game away from State in softball.

Ultimate sports fantasy: To play in a state tournament

What I would like to do in life: Become a nurse

Three words that best describe me: “Loud, loyal, leader.”

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