Juniors look good on powder puff court

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Five juniors will be a part of the 2017 powder puff court.

The junior court will consist of Ethan Goss, Eddie Harris, Jamarius Harris, Blake Keller, and Niccos Patrick.

Ethan Goss

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Junior Ethan Goss

Goss is 16 years old.

He loves to ride his longboard, which is a long skateboard with wheels typically larger than a standard skateboard.

In addition, Goss likes hanging out with his friends.

He also plays football and wrestles.

Goss said his family plays a major role in his life.

“They encourage me to do more,” Goss said.

Goss is happy to be a member of the 2017 powder puff court.

Eddie Harris

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Junior Eddie Harris

Harris, 15, plays football, runs track, and was a state champion in powerlifting.

He enjoys hanging out with his girlfriend, sophomore Skyelar Herrimann.

His family plays a big part in his success.

“They support and motivate me to keep moving forward,” Harris said.

He is proud to be on the powder puff court.

“It was unexpected, but I’m honored and it is lit,” Harris said.

Jamarius Harris

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Junior Jamarius Harris

Harris is 16 and has many hobbies.

“I read a lot and I enjoy a great book,” Harris said. “I also volunteer as much as I can.”

Harris also loves cooking and trying new dishes.

He plans to go to medical school and pursue a career in forensics.

Harris enjoys working out and spending time with family and friends even though he has a busy schedule.

His family is a big role in his success.

“My family has always supported me and taught me a lot of what I know,” Harris said. “They have raised me into the gentleman I am today.”

He is excited to be on court and plans to enjoy it as much as he can.

“It is an honor to be chosen by my peers to be on court,” Harris said.

Blake Keller

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Junior Blake Keller

Keller is 16 and enjoys football, powerlifting, hunting, and fishing.

Keller also plays guitar, clarinet, and saxophone.

He wasn’t fully expecting to be on court but is excited to be on it.

“I’m not sure how I feel about being on court,” Keller said. “I was very surprised and happy to hear I was voted in.”

He enjoys being outside, as well as playing sports and video games.

His family is very important to him.

“Without my mom and dad pushing me to be better, ” Keller said, “I wouldn’t be where I am today.”

Niccos Patrick

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Junior Niccos Patrick

Patrick is 16 years old and a member of the choir.

He loves to sing in his free time and likes watching YouTube videos.

Patrick’s family plays a big role in his success.

“I have a big family,” Patrick said. “My family, especially my mom, encourages me everyday to do and be my absolute best.”

He is excited to be on the powder puff court.

“I feel absolutely ecstatic,” Patrick said. “It almost feels like it isn’t real, like at any moment I’m going to wake up and not be on court, and not be Mr. Kearsley.”

Patrick has pushed through many obstacles, including being nervous before performances.

“A couple of years ago, I had stage fright,” Patrick said. “It stopped me from enjoying the things I love, but not anymore.”