High School Sports

N&O scholar-athlete: Carly Garrard, Granville Central girls soccer

Carly Garrard, Granville Central

College choice: Lenoir-Rhyne University

Varsity Sports: Soccer

Overall GPA: 4.2

Favorite course: Health science

I was fascinated to learn: The rehab techniques used to strengthen the body after an injury.

Most inspiring teacher: Mr. Warych, my fourth-grade teacher, who helped and continues to help my classmates and I cope with the death of a classmate and friend.

A book that impacted my life was: The Bible; it has helped me grow in my faith in God.

It’s hard to believe: How fast the past four years have flown by and that I will be off to college soon.

What epitomizes what a good American should be?: A person who stands up for the freedoms that we have been given.

Education’s biggest challenge or problem: Lack of funds for schools in low-income areas.

My favorite charity is: Stop Hunger Now

Best movie: “Freedom Writers”

Whose life inspires you?: Leigh Anne Tuohy for making a difference in Michael Oher’s life.

Three people you wish you could meet: John Wesley, Harriet Tubman, and Chris Kyle.

Something you enjoy that would surprise people: I love cooking and trying new recipes.

I wish I had more time for: Spending time with my family.

I wish I had been there for: The rescue efforts after Hurricane Katrina.