With spring sports being canceled, the Tyler Morning Telegraph wants to profile East Texas seniors in those sports in a feature called “From the Sidelines”. If you’re an East Texas senior who competes in a spring sport and would like to be featured, fill out the following questionnaire and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org, along with a photo. Today’s featured male athlete is Henderson’s Collin Everitt.
Name: Collin Everitt
School: Henderson High School
Parents names: Terry and Kristy Everitt
Sports you play: Baseball and football
Favorite high school sports memory: First varsity baseball win my freshmen year against Longview.
Plans after high school: Pursue a career as an investment banker.
If college what schools are you considering and what do you plan to major in? University of Texas, Arkansas and Texas State. I want to manor in finance.
Favorite song: Summertime by Kenny Chesney
Favorite TV show: The Ranch
Favorite movie: Bad Boys
Who are your role models? Both of my grandpas — Tommy Alexander and Buddy Everitt.
Which coaches had the most influence on you? Why? Coach Dakota Alexander because he didn’t necessarily worry about results when he became our coach. He focused on doing the little things right and working hard and the results will come and that lesson goes beyond sports as well and needs to be applied in your everyday life.
Who is your favorite teacher? Mrs. Lisa Lybrand.
Where do you see yourself in 10 years? Working around East Texas somewhere.
Something about yourself most people don’t know: Hearing people smack their food drives me crazy!
What will you miss most about high school sports? The relationships and memories made along the way. Nothing like it!