Meet our February Athlete Spotlight, Faye Ferguson. Faye has been swimming with Paragon for three years. She's a talented athlete, loves contributing to team relays, and rounds it out with a heart for cooking and lots of books!
Grade: 9th grade - we are using the SonLight curriculum
How long have you been swimming? Faye is in her 3rd year with Paragon, and she took 2 summers with Lifetime Fitness summer swim programs to learn the strokes. She has been having fun in the water her whole life and was born in the water, literally!
Why do you like swimming? She likes swimming because it can be peaceful, not sweaty and hot, and can be exciting at times.
What is your favorite event to swim, and why? Her favorite events are the relay races because it easy to do the starts and fun doing it with a group.
What do you want to be when you grow up? She doesn’t know yet, but she loves to cook and bake and play the piano, in addition to swim.
Favorite post-workout or race meal: Chick-fil-A
What is one recent accomplishment you are proud of? Cooking a Swedish meatball meal with mashed potatoes, all by herself for the family.
Tell us something no one knows about you: She can and has read 20 books in a week!
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