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Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for April 1: Candace Nhye

TBHS junior is ranked third in the state in the 300M hurdles.

Todd Beamer High School junior Candace Nhye, track and field, was selected as the Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for April 1.

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

A: Orchestra or English Language Arts.

Q: What additional activities/hobbies do you enjoy?

A: I like to paint, run, eat, and hang out with my best friends.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: My dad, mom, grandma, and all my coaches from sixth grade to now.

Q: What is the best advice you’ve been given when it comes to your sport?

A: “Everything you do now compounds over time.”

Q: Describe your pre-meet ritual:

A: On the way to a meet, I listen to Gospel music. On the starting line, I pray to God for strength.

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

A: “Isaiah Song” and “Wait On You” by Maverick City Music.

From the sidelines: TBHS junior Candace Nhye competes always, against her competitor and against herself. She is a leader in the hallways, in academics and on the track. She is ranked No. 1 in the league and No. 3 in the state in the 300M hurdles.


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