Athlete of the Week: Makenzie Stauffer

Junior Makenzie Stauffer was chosen as this weeks athlete of the week.

Name: Makenzie Stauffer

Sport: Track

Grade: 11


Makenzie placed 3rd in the 100 meter hurdles at the 90th Shippensburg Invitational on Saturday, against 40 other teams. Makenzie also won the 110 & 300 meter hurdles Monday night against rival Bellwood-Antis.

Coach Chris Shedd’s quote:

“Makenzie has been consistently improving over her 3 years of varsity competition. It is great to see her become one of the top performers in District 6. ” 

EE: How did you first get involved in this sport? 

Makenzie: Track and Field day in Elementary & Middle school

EE: What other sport(s) do you play?

Makenzie: Cheerleading

EE: Favorite professional sports team? 

Makenzie: Team U.S.A.

EE: Favorite professional athlete? 

Makenzie: Lolo Jones

EE: Who is your hero? Why?

Makenzie: Mr Shedd. He has pushed me the whole way and taught me to overcome any obstacle I am faced with

EE: Favorite band/musician?

Makenzie: Red Hot Chili Peppers

EE: Favorite TV series?

Makenzie: Grey’s Anatomy

EE: Favorite food?

Makenzie: Chinese Food

EE: What advice would you give to younger athletes? 

Makenzie: Always strive to be the best. Never settle for anything less

EE: What are your future goals?

Makenzie: Go to college to get my degree and become a Registered Nurse.