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Senior Spotlight — Joseph Parochetti

Published: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 12:10 p.m. CDT

Name: Joseph Parochetti.

Nickname: “Joe.”

School: Hall High School.

Date/place of birth: 3/27/95.

Hometown: Ladd.

Family: Tammy and Danny Parochetti; brother: Zeber.

Sports: Cross country, bowling, track.

Favorite sport and why: Cross country because all of my friends go out for it and it’s a great time.

Favorite food and where to get it: Don’t have a favorite.

Person with the greatest influence on my athletic career (and why): Friends and family because they push me to run harder and to compete with them in training for college.

Person with the greatest influence on my life (and why): Family because they are always there.

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

The CD in my player at home/car is: No CDs, I use my iPhone.

People would be surprised to know that: In grade school my coach wanted me to be a sprinter but I turned out to be a good distance runner.

I stay home to watch: Anything.

When I need luck for a big game, I: talk myself up and hope for the best.

The funniest person I’ve ever met (and why): All of my friends make me laugh.

What they’ll say about me at school after I graduate: They miss being around me.

Most unforgettable moment: The great years I’ve had on the cross country teams.

Ultimate sports fantasy: Running at nationals in college and becoming an All-American.

What I would like to do in life: Just get a successful job that will support my family.

Three words that best describe me: Loyal, smart, funny.

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