Timeout with Carson High’s Connor Pradere
School: Carson High
Q: What is your favorite sport to watch on TV and why?
A: My favorite is baseball. I like the great performances by exceptional athletes like Buster Posey.
Q: Do you feel professional athletes should be considered role models, and why?
A: Yes, because so many young children look up to them and want to emulate them on and off the field.
Q: What are your feelings about “dress guidelines” at the high school level?
A: I think the guidelines are appropriate as long as we don’t have uniforms.
Q: What is your favorite sports movie?
A: We Are Marshall
Q: What do you like or dislike about Carson City?
A: Not a lot of options for young people to do.
Q: What vacation spot have you enjoyed the most?
A: Cabo San Lucas. I enjoyed the snorkeling, fishing, skim boarding and playing in the ocean.
Q: What is your favorite food?
A: My favorite food is Chinese and my mom’s homemade lasagna.
Q: What is the last non-academic book you read?
A: 60-feet 6-inches by Bob Gibson and Reggie Jackson.
Q: Is too much emphasis placed on test scores in education?
A: I believe too much emphasis is placed on testing; the focus should be on learning.
Q: Who is your favorite professional athlete, and why?
A: Michael Crabtree. He has to work his way to get open.