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Q&A with Vinita’s Wilson Rife – Presented By Patrick Kauffman – Shelter Insurance

VYPE: What has been your favorite memory of playing?

Wilson: There are so many memories but nothing beats winning state in 14U with my best friends by my side.

VYPE: Who inspires you and why?

Wilson: My inspiration is my mother. She faced many problems in her life but she never gave up and will do anything for her kids.

VYPE: What is your favorite part about being on a team?

Wilson: Spending time with my teammates and being able to play the sport I love with them.

VYPE: Which professional athlete do you look up to and why?

Wilson: I look up to Troy Polamalu. I love how he played the game, he truly is an inspiration.

VYPE: What has your sport taught you that you use in your daily life?

Wilson: Sports have taught me how to be more disciplined, work with others better, and my communication skills.

VYPE: Are you involved in any other activities?

Wilson: I am involved in basketball, football, the Arm Wrestling Club, and the Ping Pong Club.

VYPE: Who is your favorite teacher from any grade and why?

Wilson: My favorite teacher is Mrs. Skinner. She is a great teacher and person and she made sure that all of her students understood what she was teaching.

VYPE: You can pick any place for a summer vacation, where do you go and who do you take with you?

Wilson: I would love to visit Greece. The beaches are amazing and so is everything there. I would take my sister because she loves to travel.

VYPE: Here is your chance to give a shoutout or say thank you to anyone you wish.

Wilson: I want to give a big shout-out to my family for always being there for me and for always supporting me and pushing me through hard times.

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