Prep Pulse: Claire HeckelJanuary 23, 2019
A Q&A with Heritage Hills senior basketball player Claire Heckel.
Nicknames: Check, Claire Bear.
Best thing about the school year: Christmas break.
Who on your team cracks you up and why: Avery (Neff) and Hadley (Lytton) because of their dance moves.
Complete the sentence: I could binge watch Grey's Anatomy for hours on end.
What teacher has had the greatest impact on your life, and why: Mrs. Sermersheim, because she taught me to try my best and everything will be okay in the end.
What’s the best emoji: The monkey emoji.
Favorite type of donut: Krispy Kreme.
One thing you do that puts you in your coach’s doghouse: When the team doesn't take care of the ball.
People would be surprised to know what about you: I can play the piano.
Piece of advice you’ve gotten that has stuck with you: Never settle until your dreams become a reality.
Who do you consider to be your heroes: My mom.
Physical feature that makes you unique: Eyes.
Oddest piece of trivia that you know: The Amazon Rainforest produces around one fifth of the world's oxygen.
I hate to admit it, but my parents are right about: Everything.
No matter what, my mom can always cheer me up.
I spend far too much money on: Shoes.
You scream at the TV when: The Purdue basketball games are on.
Something you really wish you knew how to do: Play guitar.
What are some things on your bucket list: Go to France.
Best concert you’ve attended: Florida Georgia Line.
Who’s the smartest person on your team: Nevah Barnett.
Best athlete from another school you’ve faced: Myah Montgomery (Southridge).
Song in your music collection that’s played the most: "Jumpman" by Drake and Future.
Business you’d like to add to your hometown: Starbucks.
Favorite former athlete from your school: Abby Wahl.
Strawberry jelly or grape jelly: Strawberry jelly, for sure.
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