Athlete Showcase: Niles’ Bianca Pickens
Bianca Pickens is a junior on the Niles volleyball team.
What has been one of your greatest accomplishments as an athlete?
BP: My greatest accomplishment has been going to quarterfinals and breaking school records with my team.
What has been one of your biggest disappointments as an athlete?
BP: My biggest disappointment as an athlete has been losing in quarterfinals to Lake Odessa.
Who is a “hero” in your life and why?
BP: My parents are my heroes because they push me to be the best that I can be and they are always there for me.
When are you the most nervous while you are competing?
BP: I am most nervous when the score is really tight or when the game is on the line.
Describe an embarrassing
BP: An embarrassing moment I have had is when I have gotten hit in the face.
Why are sports an important part of a high school experience?
BP: Sports are an important part of high school because you get to make so many memories with your friends.
How would you give away $50,000?
BP: I would give away $50,000 to natural disaster funds.
If I did not play sports, I would…?
BP: I would try to find something that I really enjoy doing.