Todd Beamer High School senior Noah Wilhite, boys tennis, was selected as the Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week for Sept. 20.
Q: What is your favorite subject/class in school?
A: Physical education.
Q: What other activities/hobbies do you enjoy?
A: Inline speed skating, camping, hiking and church.
Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?
A: My parents, friends and coaches.
Q: What is the best advice you’ve been given when it comes to your sport?
A: “When you get tired, keep fighting for the ball and focus on your form.”
Q: Describe your pre-game ritual and your favorite post-competition meal.
A: For my pre-game rituals, I eat pasta the night before my match and on the day of, I make sure to be positive, listen to the hype music and say a prayer. My favorite post-game meal is chocolate milk and Chick-fil-A.
Q: Song you currently can’t get enough of?
A: “Take Me Home, Country Roads” by John Denver
From the sideline: TBHS senior Noah Wilhite displays leadership and work ethic daily. He is in a good mood and smiling the majority of the time, he is kind to everyone. He has a great ability to mix kindness, athletic ability and tenacity every time he steps on the court, in practice or competition. He has been a leader and varsity tennis player for the past two seasons. He ran cross country for two years and has been a varsity track athlete for the past three years.