Senior Spotlight

Posted March 6, 2014 at 6:00 am

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by: Dana Hedlund

Scott Garrett, son of Mike and Donna Garrett, was born on May 9, 1996 in Sioux City, Iowa.

“Scotty” has two siblings, Michael and Melissa.

Throughout high school, Scott was involved in football, track, and weight lifting.

Some of “Panda’s” favorite pastimes include fishing, reading, playing and watching football, weight lifting, playing video games, and hunting.

Scotty’s favorite sport is football.

Scott’s favorite movie is “The Avengers.”

Luke Bryan and Rascal Flatts are two of Scotty’s favorite musicians.

“Oooooh, kill ‘em” is one of Panda’s favorite sayings.

Scott’s favorite childhood memories are fishing and boating with his family at Fort Randall and Yankton.

When Scotty was younger, he imagined as himself as a paleontologist.

Scott’s most moment is a tie between the first game against Hinton of his junior football season, and the game against Woodbury Central of his senior football season.

When asked what his most embarrassing moment is, Scotty replied, “When I was in the second grade, I got in trouble and had to eat my lunch in the teacher’s room. I fell asleep and wasn’t woken up until about 2 p.m. I then had to walk through the high school study hall in the commons to find a janitor so that I could dump my tray. All of the high school kids looked at me like I was a complete idiot.”

Panda’s favorite part of high school is being with his friends during sports.

Scotty’s advice to underclassmen is to get involved in as many things as you can.

When asked what person has inspired him the most, Scotty replied, “My dad has inspired me the most. He has always had a tremendous work ethic, and taught me that I should give 100% in everything I do.”

Scott’s favorite excuse for not turning in his homework on time is that he got mad and quit doing it.

His favorite reason for being tardy is that he woke up late.

Scotty’s biggest regret about high school is not getting involved in as many things as he could have.

When asked what his favorite class was, Scott answered, “My favorite class was creative writing because I had an awesome class and we had a lot of fun.”

Scott’s goals after high school include doing well at Iowa State University and obtaining a degree in mechanical engineering. After college, Scott hopes to find a good job and build his own house.

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