Senior bios: Brandywine’s Carrigan Duffield

Activities: Tennis.

Hobbies: Working, hanging out with friends, knitting, drawing, painting, being with family.

My favorite tennis memory: The night before state when our team is all together bonding.

Future plans: To go to Grand Valley State University to further my education. I plan on becoming a nurse practitioner in the field of oncology.

Awards/Accomplishments: 2017 conference champ, 2017 MHSAA state finalist, 2017 MHSAA regional tennis champ, 2018 conference champs, 2018 MHSAA state finalist, 2018 regional tennis champ, 2019 conference champ, 2019 MHSAA state finalist, all-conference, all-conference team, highest GPA award.

Advice to underclassmen: Cherish every minute of your senior year, you never know if a pandemic will end it early.

How have your been making the best of being quarantined ?: Well, I thought I was going to be working, but my job got shut down. So I finished my school work weeks early, and now I’m done with high school a month in advance.

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