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Fort Zumwalt West-Hailey Porter

Hailey Porter, Fort Zumwalt West Scholar-Athlete

Academic rank: n/a

Sports: cross country, basketball, soccer, softball

Academic bio: All-conference all-academic team (eleven times) ... National Honors Society ... Essence of PPI Award (three times).

Athletic bio: Second-team all-conference soccer (2012) ... second-team all-conference cross country (2010) ... cross country state qualifier (two years) ... cross country team Rookie of the Year (2010).

Activities: Positive Peer Influence ... Jag Connection mentor ... A+ Program.

College, major: McKendree University, physical therapy

Goal: "I hope to complete my physical therapy certification, begin working in the field and find new ways to help athletes."

Favorite subject: Math. "It challenges me every day to think in different ways to find the answers."

Favorite book: Training Camp (Jon Gordon)

Favorite musician: Rascal Flatts

Role model: "Alex Morgan, because she inspires me to work my hardest every day and great things will happen on and off the field."

Personal story: "On my club soccer team we have a girl who has cancer. She inspires me as a player and a person. Whatever she does in life, she works hard and is successful. Even though she can not play right now, I play for her and I know that every time I step on the field she is too."