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Senior Spotlight — Kristian Konneck

Nickname: none.

School: Bureau Valley High School.

Date/Place of birth: Aug. 11, 1995, Spring Valley.

Hometown: Sheffield.

Family: Dana and Scott Konneck, Will and Carly.

Sports: Football, track and field.

Favorite sport and why: Football because I love the atmosphere of a football game.

Favorite food and where to get it: Pasta, anywhere I can find it.

Likes: Sports, hanging out with friends, sleep.

Dislikes: A lot of homework, spiders, snakes.

Person with the greatest influence on my athletic career and why: Dad, he’s never easy on me and always gives me advice.

Person with the greatest influence on my life: Mom, she is the reason I’m going to college, always made sure I was doing good in school.

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

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

People would be surprised to know that: I was a nerdy kid.

I stay home to watch: Supernatural.

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

The funniest person I’ve ever met (why): Daniel Trone, his logic amazes me.

What they’ll say about me at school after I graduate: That kid was fast.

Most embarrassing moment: Driving through Rock Falls for the first time ever, I got lost and couldn’t get out.

Most unforgettable moment: Making it to state in track my sophomore year.

Ultimate sports fantasy: Drafted in the NFL.

What I would like to do in life: Go to college and train to be a physical therapist.

Three words that best describe me: Hard-working, productive, confident.

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