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Senior Spotlight — Caleb Strom

Published: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 12:04 p.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 2:11 p.m. CDT
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(BCR photo/Mike Vaughn)
Caleb Strom says his father has had the greatest influence on his life, “because he always knows what to say and when to say it.” He says coach PHS track coach Dan Foes has had the greatest influence on on his athletic career, “because he taught me hard work trumps talent.”

Name: Caleb Strom.

Nicknames: Spiderman, Moses, God.

School: Princeton.

Date/place of birth: Dec. 30, 1995.

Hometown: Princeton.

Family: Dad, Brian; mom, Deb; and sisters, Michaela and Kyra.

Sports: Track and field.

Favorite sport and why: Track because it is both an individual sport and a team sport.

Favorite food and where to get it: Chinese at Oriental Gardens.

Likes: Drumming, video game, Mike and Ikes.

Dislikes: Loud chewing, sand.

Person with the greatest influence on my athletic career (and why): Coach Foes, because he taught me hard work trumps talent.

Person with the greatest influence in my life (and why): My father, because he always knows what to say and when to say it.

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

The last song I listened to was: Mirror, by Justin Timberlake.

People would be surprised to know: I watch My Little Pony Friendship is Magic.

I stay home to watch: Doctor Who.

When I need luck for a big game, I: stretch and pray.

The funniest person I’ve ever met (and why): Matt Darnell; he is a master of impromptu story telling.

What they’ll say about me at school after I graduate: Man, he had big calves.

Most embarrassing moment: Whenever someone asks me how I broke my arm.

Most unforgettable moment: State freshmen year.

Ultimate sports fantasy: Run or jump in the Olympics.

What I would like to do in life: Follow whatever God’s plan for me is.

Three words that best describe myself: Fast, loud, stubborn.

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