Senior Spotlight: Lisa Janak

Favorite quote: "It's not how hard you hit. It's how hard you get hit and keep moving forward."

Editor's note: Throughout the school year Northfield Patch will profile Northfield High School senior athletes.

Lisa Janak

What sports do you play during the year?
I'm in swimming and diving.

Who was your favorite athlete growing up and why?
Shawn White, because he made snowboarding fun and cool.

How would you describe yourself in three words or less?
Happy, considerate, trustworthy

What is your favorite subject in school?
Chemistry and anatomy

If you could be someone else for a day, who would you be and why?
I would want to be either my sister Jenny or my brother Nick because they are both very intelligent school wise and street wise. I would also consider them both very accomplished individuals and they have both taught me a lot growing up.

Do you have a favorite sports memory that sticks out to you?
During spring swim club, one day at practice it was raining out, so we all went out and played ultimate Frisbee. It was super fun because we were sliding and having a ton of fun.

What is your favorite quote and who said it?
"It's not how hard you hit. It's how hard you get hit and keep moving forward."

What song do you listen to before games to get you pumped up?
"Mockingbird" by Eminem and "My Time" 

If you could visit any place in the world, where would you go and why?
I would go back to Italy and Greece because both places are absolutely beautiful.

What has been the most exciting moment in your life so far?
Traveling to Italy and Greece.

What are your plans next year?
Go to a 4-year college and study agriculture or medicine.

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