Student of the Week: Ian Ritchey
Ian Ritchey is a remarkable student and athlete at Centennial. He currently plays for the Centennial soccer team, and has been involved in club soccer for IFC, as well as intramural soccer. As a senior, he is pushing himself in school, taking classes like AP Spanish. He was picked as student of the week because he has mastered the skill of time management and is a perfect example of what a student-athlete should look like.
The Centinal: What are your hobbies?
Ritchey: I spend most of my free time playing soccer for Centennial and on campus for recreation.
The Centinal: What colleges are you applying to?
Ritchey: I’m applying to the U of I, Florida State University, and the University of Iowa.
The Centinal: Do you want to play soccer in college?
Ritchey: No, I’d rather focus on my school work, but I plan on playing in intramural leagues.
The Centinal: What is your favorite class?
Ritchey: Discrete math, because Mr. Garcia is the coolest teacher in the school.
The Centinal: Whats your hardest class?
Ritchey: AP Spanish.
The Centinal: How far do you plan on making it in soccer this year?
Ritchey: We plan on making it the Regional final and maybe to Sectionals.
The Centinal: How do you like to study?
Ritchey: I like to study with as little noise and distractions as possible.
The Centinal: How do you balance school and sports?
Ritchey: Balancing school and athletics is just all about managing your time and staying on top of your homework.