Student Spotlight: John Ogren ’14


Q: What sports do you play and which one is your favorite?

A: I play lacrosse,  soccer, and football. Soccer is definitely my favorite

Q: What made you want to play soccer so much?

A: I started playing when I was 5 and had a lot of fun so I stuck with it.

Q:  Is there any pressure to get good grades and be good at athletics? if so, where does it come from?

A:   Being captain for the soccer team, I want to set a good example for the other players both on and off the field. My parents also push me in academics

Q: Are there any sacrifices you must make to balance good grades and practicing sports?

A: Yes, I have no free time during the week and my weekends are almost as busy. I also give up getting a lot of sleep at night.

Q: What do you do in the off -season?

A: I work extra hard in the winter to get my grades up so I have a head start come spring time. I also go to the weight room and prepare for next season