Senior Day — Drake Ketcham
Recognizing our senior athletes from the almost 2020 spring season
Today’s senior is Drake Ketcham of the Youngsville baseball team:
Parents: Jeffery and Meredith Ketcham
Spring sport: Youngsville baseball
Position(s): JV Left/Right Field, Varsity Scorekeeper
Uniform number (if applicable): 17
Coaches: Kevin Hoover, Richard DeSimone, Brian Smith
Favorite sports memories: The interesting conversations on the baseball bus.
What is your favorite thing about being involved in sports?: The team atmosphere.
What will you miss most about high school sports?: My friends.
What has living through this crisis as a high school senior taught you?: People severely overreact.
If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be?: Ireland.
Pets?: I have a dog named Scooby and a cat named Cat.
Name someone who has inspired you and why: Jordan B. Peterson has been an inspiration to me as his lectures have helped guide me onto a path in life I want to take.
Favorite hobby?: Woodworking.
Favorite social media platform?: Face-to-face.
If you could only have one artist/group on a repeat playlist, who would it be?: Hall and Oates.
What is something that people would be surprised to know about you?: I enjoy working on cars.
What is the best piece of advice that someone has given you?: I deserve nothing.
Plans after graduation: Attend Pitt Johnstown for mechanical engineering.
Message to underclassmen: Try at least one difficult thing — it’s worth it.