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Senior Spotlight — Stephanie Blessman

Published: Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 2:40 p.m. CDT

Name: Stephanie Blessman

Nickname(s): “StephBless,” “Stephers.”

School: Princeton High School.

Date/place of birth: July 20, 1994 Princeton.

Hometown: Princeton.

Family: Dad - Gary; Mom - Marcia: Sisters - Erica and Julie: Brothers - Drew and Scott.

Sports: Tennis.

Favorite sport and why: Tennis, you can play it your whole life.

Favorite food and where to get it: Anything Italian.

Likes: funny people, summer.

Dislikes: Lima Beans, controlling people.  

Person with the greatest influence on my athletic career: My Dad because he always tells me tips on what to improve on for the next game.

Person with the greatest influence on my life: My Mom because she always tells me to do my best and is proud of what I accomplish.

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

The CD in my player at home/car is: Imagine Dragons.

People would be surprised to know that: I love to go to the dentist.

I stay home to watch: The Voice.

When I need luck for a big game, I: talk to my partner Mackenzie Schafer.

The funniest person I’ve ever met: Taylor Behrends because half of the time she doesn’t even know what she says is funny and has the best one-liners.

What they’ll say about me at school after I graduate: I always had a smile on my face.

Most embarrassing moment: Tripping up the stairs at school last year.

Most unforgettable moment: The last point that qualified Kenzie and me for state our junior year at sectionals.

Ultimate sports fantasy: Play in the U.S. Open…(and qualify for state two years in a row).

What I would like to do in life: Attend Eastern Illinois University, be a part of their dance team, and major in elementary education.

Three words that best describe me: Patient, positive, and friendly.

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