Senior Spotlight — Logan Bima
Name: Logan Bima.
Nickname(s): Beem, Beems, Beemer.
School: St. Bede Academy.
Date/Place of birth: Dec. 26, 1994, at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley.
Family: Dad - Bob; mom - Lynette; sister - Hanna.
Sports: Baseball, basketball.
Favorite sport: Baseball, it’s just as much mental as it is physical.
Favorite food and where to get it: Cheeseburger from the Burger Barge in East Peoria.
Likes: Having fun, puns, being with friends, jokes.
Dislikes: Waiting for long periods of time, homework, getting up early.
Person with the greatest influence on my athletic career and why: My dad, he’s always there to congratulate me when I do something right and explain it so I don’t do it wrong. He’s always pushed me to give 100 percent.
Person with the greatest influence on my life: My parents. My mom always encourages me no matter what I do, and she supports me. My dad makes my laugh and gives me good advice on life.
If stranded on a deserted island, I would have to have my: Phone.
The CD in my player at home/car is: My iPod.
People would be surprised to know that: I was shot this year while packing a bag in my room.
I stay home to watch: “24” and “Breaking Bad.”
When I need luck for a big game, I: Take extra opportunities to warm up.
The funniest person I’ve ever met: Joey Pyszka, he has great punchlines; it’s hard to look at him and keep a straight face.
What they’ll say about me at school after I graduate: He tried to make the best out of everything.
Most embarrassing moment: Falling down the stairs at school.
Most unforgettable moment: Hitting for the cycle my freshman year.
Ultimate sports fantasy: Play professional baseball.
What I would like to do in life: Become a physician’s assistant.
Three words that best describe me: Fun, caring, passionate.