(Photo courtesy of Stephanie Dawkins)
Seniors Javonte “Tay” Graham and Marie McClary are this week’s “Meet Your Panthers”. Tay has participated in football and basketball while Marie has been a member of the volleyball, basketball, and track teams while also participating in the Marching Blue Guard.
1) What is your favorite sport and athlete?
MM: Basketball is my favorite sport and Lebron James is my favorite player.
JG: My favorite sport is basketball and my favorite athlete is Stephon Curry.
2) Describe your favorite Class.
MM: My favorite classes are very challenging and even though sometimes I want to give up, the positive energetic environment won’t allow me to quit.
JG: My favorite class is my fourth period weightlifting. It gives me a chance to challenge myself and get stronger.
3) Who is the most influential person in your life? Why?
MM: My parents are the most influential people in my life.
JG: My coach, Michael Manning is the most influential person in my life because he is very hardworking and is always trying to make me be the best player and person I can be. He also gives great advice.
4) What is your favorite meal?
MM: Chicken and shrimp alfredo.
JG: My favorite meal is chicken and French fries.
5) What is your favorite athletic event memory?
MM: After we defeated Hemingway for our last non-conference game, Coach Eaddy was so happy and proud in the locker room that she started dancing.
JG: My favorite memory is winning MVP in rec league and also hitting a buzzer beater in 10th grade.
6) What is your plan after graduating?
MM: I plan to attend an out-of-state university to begin my dream of becoming an attorney.
JG: I plan to join the Air Force.
7) What is the best part of LCHS?
MM: At LCHS, there are many people around you that want nothing but the best for you. They stay on you and giving up on yourself is not an option.
JG: Early dismissal for seniors is my favorite.
8) How do you want Panther fans to remember you?
MM: I want Panther fans to remember me for my great energy, determination and never giving up.
JG: I want to be remembered as hardworking, smart, a great teammate, funny, and a nice person.