Senior Day — Ryen Sutton
Today’s senior is Ryen Sutton of the Youngsville track and field team:
Parents: Brian Sutton, Lisa Shattuck
Spring Sport: Track and field
Events: 800m, 1600m, 4-by-800m Relay
Coaches: Ronda Darling and John Victor
Other Sports: Cross Country
Favorite sports memories: There was this one time we — and other contestants — sang “Country Roads” at a cross country meet. We also ate foodstuffs on the way back from meets with music.
What is your favorite thing about being involved in sports? Being a part of a team and making friends.
What will you miss most about high school sports? Not being around my friends.
What has living through this crisis as a high school senior taught you? It has taught me that we can get through anything if we work together with enough determination.
If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be? Ireland
Cats or dogs? Dogs
Favorite hobby? Playing video games and doing stuff on my phone.
If you could only have one artist/group on a repeat playlist, who would it be? Rush
What is something that people would be surprised to know about you? I used to be afraid of large ceilings.
What is the best piece of advice that someone has given you? One of the more important ones is “Don’t judge a book by its cover.”
Plans after graduation: Go to college for a major in Chemistry or Pharmaceutical Research.
Message to underclassmen: Do not give up, even if the work is overwhelming, and have a study hall.