Preps of the Month for January

BIANCA BENAVIDES, Foster Grade: Junior. Sport: Basketball. Accomplishment: Benavides delivered a season-high 17 points on Jan. 19, lifting the Bulldogs past Tyee 66-47 in a pivotal Seamount League game. Favorite class: U.S. History. If you could invite anyone in the world to dinner, whom would you invite, and what would you serve: Kobe Bryant, and there would be pasta.

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BIANCA BENAVIDES, Foster

Grade: Junior.

Sport: Basketball.

Accomplishment: Benavides delivered a season-high 17 points on Jan. 19, lifting the Bulldogs past Tyee 66-47 in a pivotal Seamount League game.

Favorite class: U.S. History.

If you could invite anyone in the world to dinner, whom would you invite, and what would you serve: Kobe Bryant, and there would be pasta.

Greatest athletic moment: In sixth grade, it was a close game and we were down by 1 (point) when I made both of my free throws to win the game.

Most recent book read/author: “Into the Wild” by Jon Krakauer.

Favorite movie: John Tucker Must Die.

What’s currently playing on your iPod: “All the lights” by Kanye West.

In 10 years, I will be … : A lawyer.

DEVONTE GREEN, Foster

Grade: Senior.

Sport: Wrestling.

Accomplishment: Green emerged as one of Foster’s top wrestlers in January, collecting five wins, including a 2-1 mark in league and a third-place finish at the league tournament.

Favorite class: Calculus.

If you could invite anyone in the world to dinner, whom would you invite, and what would you serve: Katt Williams. (I’d serve) fried chicken and Kool-Aid.

Greatest athletic moment: Winning at state for the 4×100 relay.

Favorite movie: “Batman: The Dark Knight.” Most recent book read/author: “The Lost Hero” by Rick Riordan.

What’s currently playing on your iPod: Bruno Mars and lots of other stuff.

In 10 years, I will be … : A sports medicine doctor working for the Olympics.

VICTOR PALACIOS, Foster

Grade: Senior.

Sport: Wrestling.

Accomplishment: Palacios enjoyed a strong month, notching nine victories and grabbing a fourth-place finish at the league tournament.

Favorite class: Civics/Economics.

If you could invite anyone in the world to dinner, whom would you invite, and what would you serve: Taylor Swift. I would serve cheese pizza.

Greatest athletic moment: My greatest athletic moment is my first cheer competition and winning my wrestling match on senior night.

Most recent book read/author: “Night” by Elie Wiesel.

Favorite movie: Scary Movie 3.

What’s currently playing on your iPod: “Better Together” by Jack Johnson.

In 10 years, I will be … : In Miami, Florida on “Jersey Shore.”

HUSSEIN HERSI, Foster

Grade: Senior.

Sport: Basketball.

Accomplishment: Hersi tied a season-high with 18 points in a 71-68 victory over Kennedy on Jan. 25.

Favorite class: Civics/Economics.

If you could invite anyone in the world to dinner, whom would you invite, and what would you serve: Denzel Washington.

Greatest athletic moment: During my junior year when we won cities (Edmonton, Canada).

Most recent book read/author: “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho.

Favorite movie: John Q.

What’s currently playing on your iPod: A whole lot of Drake, Wiz Khalifa and J. Cole.

In 10 years, I will be … : A father with a great career.

CHRIS BALANSAG, Foster

Grade: Junior.

Sport: Basketball.

Accomplishment: Balansag delivered 10 points in a 66-43 Seamount League victory over Lindbergh on January 12.

Favorite class: Weight training.

If you could invite anyone in the world to dinner, whom would you invite, and what would you serve: I would invite my mom Kelly Montoya and I would serve her favorite food.

Greatest athletic moment: When I played against Kennedy and Lindbergh.

Most recent book read/author: “Love is a Verb” by Gary Chapman.

Favorite movie: No Strings Attached. What’s currently playing on your iPod: Lloyd and Wiz Khalifa.

In 10 years, I will be … : Working as a computer engineer.

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