Prep Pulse: Grace Maxey


Nicknames: Gras, Graciepoo

If you had to transfer to another area high school, which would you pick?
I’d rather get my G.E.D. Once a Raider, always a Raider.

One thing that puts you in the coach’s doghouse? not running through the finishing line

Who on your team spices up long, boring bus trips? Casey Lamb, because we make music videos and just goof off.

Oldest thing in your locker at school? I actually have nothing in my locker.

What’s an irrational fear you have? hooks — the kind at a store that hold products on a rack

Everyone has a weird recurring dream — what’s yours? I’m driving ... forever ... to nowhere.

What teacher has had the greatest impact on your life? Ali Meyer, English teacher

If you had to eat one thing the rest of your life, what would it be? tomato soup

Favorite breakfast cereal? Reese’s Puffs

What’s your coach’s most famous saying? “Get up” and “Attack the hurdle”

What’s your best dance move? The Winners Dance — right hand on back of head, grab left leg with left hand, touch knee to elbow

You are really obsessive about: my eyelashes

You take pride in the fact that: I can beat my dad in a foot race.

What’s one way in which you’ve now changed since freshman year? I got a lot taller — I’m now 5-10.”

What would be the theme song of your life? “Fergalicious,” because I make dem boys go loco

If you had a Kentucky Derby race horse, what would you name it? Giddy-up Gracie

What’s several things on your bucket list? skydiving, get a tattoo, run a marathon, paint a masterpiece

Most embarrassing song on your iPod? “Sexy Back” by Justin Timberlake

Favorite teacher you’ve had? Dave Schank, because he’s a lot of fun.

What’s your biggest accomplishment so far, in life or athletics? being awarded an SHS athletic blanket with 14 letters

Favorite movie quote? “Life is all about speed — hot, nasty, badass speed”— from "Talladega Nights"

Worst job you’ve ever had? I’ve never had a bad job.

I could waste hours upon end: looking in the mirror

Favorite article of clothing? all black everything

What was your favorite children’s book as a kid? “Go Go Puppy” (Go Dog Go)

Part about life after high school that scares you the most? being away from younger sister, Olivia

If you had one do-over in life, it would be: the day before regional practice, when I gave myself a concussion

What’s the best part about summer? no school and tanning

Best summer song? “Young, Wild, Free” by Wiz Khalifa

What do you look like in your most embarrassing baby/early childhood picture? I have a huge curly afro and I’m trying to shove my dog and myself in the fridge.

People would be surprised to know what about you? I have three different jobs this summer.

What movie is a guaranteed tear-jerker for you? “Remember The Titans”

Favorite former athlete from your school? Nikki Bueltel and Jaclyn Altstadt

Spider-Man, Batman or Superman? Iron Man

Ocean, lake or pool? ocean

Windows or air conditioner? windows

Nacho cheese or Cool Ranch Doritos? neither — Fritos are my fave


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