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Senior spotlight Morgan Ringle

Bureau Valley

Morgan Ringle
Morgan Ringle

Name: Morgan Ringle.

Date of birth: July 6, 2002.

Hometown: Walnut.

Family: Dad - Mike Ringle; Mom - Ellen Ringle; brothers - Eric, Ethan and Evan.

Sports: Volleyball, basketball, softball.

Favorite sport and why: Softball, because it has brought so many new friendships from playing on travel teams the majority of my life. Also the atmosphere is unmatched to any other sport I play. 

Favorite food and where to get it: Chicken Alfredo from Olive Garden.

Likes: Reading, going to Minnesota with my family, spending time with friends, shopping, art and dogs.

Dislikes: Cheeseburgers, driving, talking in front of people, spiders and haunted houses 

Person with the greatest influence on my athletic career and why: Coach Dave Shepard because he constantly pushes me to get the best out of me. He has always been willing to make me a better athlete and person. 

Person with the greatest influence in my life and why: My mom, because she has taught me valuable life lessons and is always my No. 1 fan in everything. She is also the most selfless person I know and is willing to put someone else’s needs in front of her own. 

Who’s your dream celebrity prom date: Chad Michael Murray.

Name three historic figures you’d like to meet and why: Leonardo da Vinci to see his view while painting; Amelia Earhart to see what it took for her to break so many records; and Babe Ruth, because he changed the game for baseball.

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

The last song I listened to: “Better Together” by Luke Combs.

People would be surprised to know: That I don’t actually sleep with pillows.

I stay home to watch: “One Tree Hill.”

When I need luck for a big game, I: Pray with my team.

The funniest person I’ve ever met: Savanna Birkey, because she puts herself in so many awkward situations that she can only make jokes about them. 

What they’ll say about me at school after I graduate: She always talked about how comfortable moms jeans are.

Most embarrassing moment: Stepping on the ball and rolling my ankle this year during a game.

Most unforgettable moment: Winning regionals in volleyball my junior year.

Ultimate sports fantasy: To play softball with Minnesota Golden Gopher Ellee Jensen.

What I would like to do in life: Earn my doctorate degree in dermatology.

Three words that best describe myself: Hard-working, ambitious and shy.

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