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Q&A with Tonkawa’s Clayton Lopeman – Presented by Tom Henley-Shelter Insurance

VYPE: What sports do you play?

LOPEMAN: Football and track

VYPE: What has your sport taught you that you use in your daily life?

LOPEMAN: It has helped me with my mental toughness, and teamwork abilities.

VYPE: What is your favorite part about being on a team?

LOPEMAN: Having a good time with friends.

VYPE: Why are you passionate about your sport?

LOPEMAN: Because I have done it for as long as I can remember, and it has always been fun to me.

VYPE: Which professional athlete do you look up to and why?

LOPEMAN: I’ve always looked up to Usain Bolt because he is the best at what he does and stands out in the crowd.

VYPE: Who is your favorite teacher from any grade and why?

LOPEMAN: My favorite teacher is Coach Martin from 6th grade because he was a relatable coach and fun.

VYPE: Who inspires you and why?

LOPEMAN: My parents and girlfriend inspire me because I want to be the best me I can be for them.

VYPE: What teammate has left the biggest impression on you and why?

LOPEMAN: The teammates that quit leave the biggest impact on me, because I don’t want to be like them.

VYPE: Here is your chance to give a shoutout or say thank you to anyone you wish.

LOPEMAN: I would like to thank my friends and family for always being there for me.

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