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Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for Sept. 17: Alverez Filisi-Hemphill

Todd Beamer High School senior excels in the classroom, on the football field and with JROTC.

Todd Beamer High School senior Alverez Filisi-Hemphill, football, was selected as the Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for Sept. 17.

Q: What is your favorite subject/class in school?

A: Math is my favorite subject.

Q: What other activities/hobbies do you enjoy?

A: Music, sports and all activities.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: My parents, Dorothy and William.

Q: The best advice I’ve ever been given by a coach is:

A: “No matter how big or fast they are, you just have to have the heart and confidence.”

Q: Describe your pre-match ritual and your favorite post-match meal?

A: Pre – I like to think about the positives, the love and confidence around me. Post – salad bowls.

Q: Song you currently can’t stop listening to?

A: “Child of God,” by Dax.

From the sideline: “TBHS senior Alverez Filisi-Hemphill exemplifies the type of scholar-athlete we are proud to showcase. He is caring, works hard, is coachable, is active in other activities such as the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, and excels in the classroom.” — Athletic Director Rick Phillips

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