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Athlete of the Week: Maddy Palmer

Maddy Palmer, Joliet Township, junior, Joliet Central

Maddy Palmer
Joliet Township
Maddy Palmer Joliet Township

Herron: What do you like most about playing golf?

Palmer: I like that I can always get better and that it’s an individual sport. In a team sport, you feel bad if you play bad, but this is also an individual sport.

Herron: What did you like most about competing for this year’s Joliet Township team?

Palmer: I liked that we were a strong team, we’re all pretty close, and we all played good. I also liked how we all improved and how everyone also worked hard in the offseason.

Herron: Who’s your favorite sports team?

Palmer: Chicago Cubs.

Herron: Who’s your favorite athlete?

Palmer: Jordan Spieth or Tiger Woods.

Herron: What’s your favorite class in school?

Palmer: A.P. U.S. history.

Herron: What do you hope to do in your future?

Palmer: I want to play golf in college and go into education, since I want to be a teacher.

Herron: What do you like to do in your free time?

Palmer: Hang out with my friends.

Herron: What’s your favorite type of food and restaurant?

Palmer: French fries. Anthony’s Restaurant & Pub.

Herron: Do you have any pets?

Palmer: I have two Chocolate Labs who are named Charlie and Lulu.

Herron: What’s your favorite movie and TV show?

Palmer: “The Lion King” and “Grey’s Anatomy.”

Herron: Who’s your favorite music artist?

Palmer: Shawn Mendes.

Herron: Who’s somebody that you’d like to meet?

Palmer: Tiger Woods.

Herron: Where is someplace you would like to visit?

Palmer: I want to play golf in Scotland or Ireland.

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