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Senior Spotlight — Kelly Sierens

Name: Kelly Sierens

Nickname: “Kell.”

School: Bureau Valley.

Date/place of birth: July 13, 1996; Princeton.

Hometown: Manlius.

Family: Dad, Brian; mom, Karen; and brother, Bradley.

Sports: Cross country and track.

Favorite sport and why: Cross country, because the team is like your family.

Likes: Hurdles and running.

Dislikes: Snakes.

Person with the greatest influence on my athletic career (and why): Coach DeVenney, he has always believed in me and pushed me to perform to the best of my ability.

Person with the greatest influence in my life (and why): My mom, because she is a hard worker.

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

The last song I listened to was: #selfie.

People would be surprised to know: I ran a half marathon with my dad in January.

I stay home to watch: Dexter.

When I need luck for a big game, I: Find the lucky penny in my duffel bag.

The funniest person I’ve ever met (and why): My brother, he has a great sense of humor.

What they’ll say about me at school after I graduate: I loved her curly hair.

Most embarrassing moment: Falling at lunch my junior year.

Most unforgettable moment: When coach Donner hurdled at track practice my freshman year.

Ultimate sports fantasy: Running 100 or 300 hurdles at state.

What I would like to do in life: Human resources manager.

Three words that best describe myself: Hard-worker, funny and loyal.

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