SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Carly Wiseman, Poplar Bluff
Poplar Bluff High School
SPORTS: Track and field (2 years), cross country (4), swim (4), soccer (1).
PARENTS: Misty and Micheal Wiseman
SIBLINGS: Taylor Wiseman, 21; Hannah Wiseman, 13.
PETS: Dog, Ellie; cat, Marmalade.
PLANS AFTER HIGH SCHOOL: I will be attending Mizzou in the fall, majoring in agribusiness
WHAT DO YOU MISS ABOUT HIGH SCHOOL: I miss being active in sports year round, and seeing my favorite coach and teachers everyday.
WHAT DID YOU LEARN ABOUT YOURSELF DURING SENIOR YEAR: I’ve realized I took some of the sports I participated in for granted because of an injury, but I used that to grow as a leader and a supportive teammate for my team.
FAVORITE MEMORY OF SPORTS CAREER: When as a whole team, my sophomore, year we were conference champions.
ANY OTHER ACTIVITIES, HOBBIES: In my free time I enjoy fishing, spending time with my friends, and going to the river with my family.
PICK ONE — PLAY YOUR SPORT ONE LAST TIME, ATTEND PROM OR HAVE A GRADUATION CEREMONY: I would have a graduation ceremony because it’s a time where its focused on my class as a whole, completing one of many milestones together.
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WHAT ADVICE/WISDOM DO YOU LEAVE TO UNDERCLASSMEN: Always push yourself to be a better athlete in and out of practice especially when it’s the hardest. That’s when you make the most progress!
SPORTS TEAM: USA Swimming
ATHLETE: Katie Ledecky or Lilly King
SCHOOL SUBJECT: History and agriculture courses
FOOD: Pineapple pizza
MUSIC: Country music
TV SHOW: Greys Anatomy
MOVIE: The Blind Side
Editor’s note: This is part of a series honoring area high school seniors that did not get a spring sports season due to COVID-19 pandemic.