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Senior Spotlight: Amber Dannis

Published: Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012 1:15 a.m. CDT
(BCR photo/Hal Adkins)
The ultimate sports fantasy for LHS senior Amber Dannis would be to go to the Olympics with Kerri Walsh-Jennings and Misty May-Treanor.

Nickname: Amb/AmBam. School: LaMoille High School. Date/Place of birth: April 4, 1995 at St. Margaret’s Hospital. Hometown: Arlington. Family: Father, Todd; mother, Angela; younger brother, Bret. Sports: Volleyball, cheerleading and softball. Favorite sport: Volleyball, because you have to trust that everybody does their role and skill efficiently. With that, it brings out your character of how to treat your teammates and yourself when things are either rough or really amazing. Favorite food and where to get it: Chicken Oscar from my mother’s kitchen. Likes: Coffee, sunflowers, glitter and weekends. Dislikes: Ignorance, untidiness, cats and blood. Person with the greatest influence on my athletic career and why: My dad; he tells it how it is. Person with the greatest influence on my life: My Grandma Jan; I’ll be honored to become half the woman she is. If stranded on a deserted island: I would have to have my: Volleyball … Wilson. The CD in my player at home/car is: Josh Turner. People would be surprised to know that: I have been playing the piano since fourth grade. I stay home to watch: “Long Island Medium.” When I need luck for a big game I: do team building/warmups, then set aside time personally, to focus on meeting my objectives. (There is no such thing as luck!) The funniest person I’ve ever met: My brother; he makes me laugh without trying to be funny. What they’ll say about me at school after I graduate: She never had a “bad side” or temper. Most embarrassing moment: Swallowing a bobby pin freshman year. Most unforgettable moment: Being nominated homecoming attendant freshman year with Garrett Geuther, then becoming King and Queen senior year. Ultimate sports fantasy: Go to the Olympics with Kerri Walsh-Jennings and Misty May-Treanor. What I would like to do in life: Become a pediatric dental hygienist. Three words that best describe me: Patient, hardworking, humble.

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