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Kelsey Pemberton



Triple-Impact Competitor® Scholarship Qualifier, Class of 2020

Seminole High School

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Student-Athlete Profile

"For the past three years, running on my high school’s varsity cross-country and track teams has taught me the values of teamwork, self-confidence, and respect. Respect is one of the key components of success. I respect my teammates. I support them after bad races and praise them after good ones. I’ve learned to encourage my teammates differently - some need a confidence boost while others prefer a more competitive pep talk. I’ve also learned to respect myself. I’ve learned that not every day is going to be good; I won’t always feel confident before a race; and, despite having raced for three
years, I might still get pre-race butterflies. But, no matter how I’m feeling in the moment, I always gather my teammates before a race and ...congratulate them for pushing themselves and kicking together to the finish line.” -Kelsey

Coach You Admire: Eric Oliva

Favorite Sports Team: Tampa Bay Rays

Favorite Athlete: Brenda Martinez

Favorite Inspirational Sports Movie: Unbroken

Favorite Inspirational Quote: “Most of us have enough areas in our lives where we have to meet others' expectations. Let your running be about your own hopes and dreams."

Fun Fact: Loves goldfish (not the snack!)


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