Senior bios: Dowagiac’s Mekenna Gaideski
Mekenna Gaideski is a senior on the Dowagiac softball team.
Activities: Volunteering with National Honor Society.
Hobbies: Playing travel softball, working and being on the lake.
My favorite softball memory: Hitting my first grand slam my junior year.
Future plans: Play softball for the next two years and study to become a child and family social worker.
Awards/Accomplishments: Being a four-year varsity starter, as well as earning my scholarship to play softball at Lake Michigan College.
Advice to underclassmen: Always give 110 percent every game and every practice. You never know when it could be your last.
How have you been making the best of being quarantined? I have been spending a lot of time with family and taking every chance I get to be outdoors when the weather is beautiful.