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SENIOR ATHLETE SPOTLIGHT: Destiny Olson

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Henryville senior Destiny Olson was a valuable contributor for the Hornets this past season. At the Floyd Central Sectional, she competed in the 200-yard medley relay, 50 freestyle, the 200 freestyle relay and the 100 breaststroke.

DESINTY OLSON

• High school: Henryville.

• Birthdate: Nov. 3, 2002.

• Parents: Angela Miller, Chris Newton.

• Siblings: Eli Fraley, Zoe Newton.

• Sports/clubs/activities I’m involved in: Swimming, student council, National Honor Society, voice at Pedersen Music Studio, youth group at Safe Harbor and Memphis Christian Church.

• GPA: 3.9.

• Favorite, or proudest, athletic moment: I’m proud that I was awarded “Most Personal Records” last year in swimming.

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Destiny Olson

• Persons who have had the greatest influence on my athletic career: My family, friends and teammates.

• Best advice I’ve ever been given: All things are possible with God.

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• Best advice I can give younger athletes: Don’t ever tell yourself you can’t do something. When you do that, you have already given up and will fail because you have no confidence in yourself.

• What high school athletics have meant to me: I love being a part of high school athletics because I can be part of a team. Having a team is like having built-in friends — your team has your back. I also enjoy staying in shape and pushing myself to succeed.

• College plans: As of right now I plan on going to Indiana Wesleyan. I plan on majoring in social work and minoring in worship ministries, and I’m considering joining its swim team.

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