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Senior Spotlight — Steven Behrends

Published: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 10:11 a.m. CST
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Steven Behrends participates in Special Olympics bowling, basketball, track and field, bocce ball and snowshoe racing. He says his favorite sport is basketball, because “I love the team members and scoring."

Name: Steven Behrends

Nickname: “Steve O.”

School: Princeton High School.

Date/place of birth: Feb. 9, 1995, Princeton.

Hometown: Tiskilwa.

Family: Dad - Ron; Mom - Eileen; brothers - Ryan, Jason; sister - Laura.

Sports: Special Olympics bowling, basketball, track and field, bocce ball and snowshoe racing.

Favorite sport and why: Basketball, because I love the team members and scoring,

Likes: Boy Scouts, bike rides, music, camping.

Dislikes: Can’t think of any.

Person with the greatest influence on my athletic career (and why): Coach Puck and Pat Marquis; they help me do my best.

People would be surprised to know: I work at three places - McDonald’s, Food Pantry and Day Care Center.

I stay home to watch: Wrestling.

The funniest person I’ve ever met (and why): My brother, Jason. He’s always goofing around.

What they’ll say about me at school after I graduate: “He eats everything.”

What I would like to do in life: Move out on my own and have a good job.

Three words that best describe myself: Social, hard-working, hungry.

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