Todd Beamer High School senior Victoria Furniss, bowling, was selected as the Federal Way Mirror Female Athlete of the Week for Dec. 13.
Q: What is your favorite subject/class in school?
A: Studio art.
Q: What other activities/hobbies do you enjoy?
A: I love collecting books. Modern novels to 1800s classics.
Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?
A: My grandfather has guided me through anything and everything I have endured in life. Counseling me in academics to inspiring me to strengthen my mind and exceed in anything I put my mind to.
Q: The best advice I’ve ever been given by a coach is:
A: “Don’t overthink your steps. Allow your muscle memory to take over, your body knows the approach. Allow it to take over.”
Q: Describe your pre-game ritual and favorite post-game meal.
A: My favorite pre-game ritual is greeting my colleagues at the bowling alley, allowing myself to relax so my stress does not take over when I am preparing myself for a match.
Q: Song you currently can’t stop listening to?
A: “Kids Again” by Artist Vs. Poet.
From the sideline: TBHS senior Victoria Furniss is the Titans only current athlete who has been a member of the bowling team for four consecutive years. Her dedication and commitment to the sport and her teammates is shown daily at practice and during matches. Victoria has a growth mindset and is continuously engaged in learning and improving. She’s a natural role model on and off the lanes and always leads by example.