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Senior Spotlight — Myrah Graham

Published: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 11:00 a.m. CDT
Myrah Graham says the people with the greatest influence on her athletic career are her dad, because “he’s always encouraged me to be better," and Chuck Lovgren because “he always knows what to say and he has good advice.”

Name: Myrah Graham.

Nicknames: My, Myze.

School: LaMoille High School.

Date/place of birth: Sept. 9, Galesburg.

Hometown: LaMoille.

Family: Pastor Jerry, Marla, Jeremiah, Jennah, Mikaylah, Skyler, Anthony, Aiden, and Donovan.

Sports: Basketball, softball.

Favorite sport and why: Softball, because I’m really close with my team.

Likes: I love tacos. I also love playing soccer but we don’t have that sport.

Dislikes: Crabby people.

Person with the greatest influence on my athletic career (and why): I have a few, My dad because he’s always encouraged me to be better. Chuck Lovgren because he always knows what to say and he has good advice.

Person with the greatest influence in my life (and why): Mrs. Zimmerman she is always there to help and expects me to do my best at everything because she knows I can.

If stranded on a deserted island, I would have my: swimsuit so I can tan, and my phone so I can call someone to come get me when I’m done tanning.

The last song I listened to was: Play it Again by Luke Bryan.

People would be surprised to know: I don’t like change.

I stay home to watch: Pretty Little Liars, Burn Notice.

When I need luck for a big game, I: Block out the world with music and focus.

The funniest person I’ve ever met (and why): Chuck Lovgren. He is always joking around but you know that he actually cares about everyone.

What they’ll say about me at school after I graduate: They will be glad I’m gone.

Most embarrassing moment: Running into a brick wall and breaking my arm in the first game of my senior year of basketball.

Most unforgettable moment: Senior year prom (My prom dress is camo).

Ultimate sports fantasy: Play professional soccer.

What I would like to do in life: Be an important person.

Three words that best describe myself: Dedicated, upbeat, crazy.

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