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Time out with Gemma Ramirez

SCHOOL: Dayton High

YEAR: Junior

SPORT: Basketball / Softball

Q: What are your favorite sports and why?

A: I like basketball and softball because I've enjoyed playing them ever since I was a little kid.

Q: Who is your favorite professional athlete and why?

A: My favorite athlete is Rajon Rondo of the Celtics because he is a team player and I like how he drives to the basket.

Q: How do you feel about drug/alcohol testing at the high school level? Should it be random or should everybody be tested once?

A: I think its good to have random drug test. If athletes really like the sport they're in then they shouldn't be doing drugs.

Q: If you saw a teammate using drugs or alcohol, would you talk to them or turn them into the coach.

A: I would talk to them.

Q: The Olympics just ended. Did you watch any of the coverage and what were your favorite events?

A: I liked watching track and gymnastics because I think they are interesting

and fun to watch.

Q: What are your hobbies?

A: I like listening to music.

Q: Do you have a favorite television show?

A: Friends.

Q: What is your favorite food?

A: Spaghetti.

Q: What is the last non-academic book you read?

A: "Junie B Jones."

Q: If you could change one thing about your school, what would it be?

A: Longer passing periods.

Q: What sport would you like to see at your school?

A: Swimming.

Q: After graduation, where do you plan to attend college, and what are you looking at in terms of a major?

A: I want to start at Western Nevada College and transfer to Truckee Meadows Community College and be a dental hygienist.

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