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STLtoday.com's Student Spotlight: Nick Messenger, Marquette Catholic High School

posted May 3 2017 1:00 AM

Alton Marquette, Nick Messinger

Academic rank • 3.77/4.0

Sports • Golf, basketball, baseball.

Academic bio • High Honor Roll four years, Illinois National Honor Society.

Athletic bio • Senior year basketball co-captain; junior and senior year golf co-captain; golf all-conference four years; golf all-area team four years; golf All-Metro third team; Belleville News Democrat first team; Alton Advantage News athlete of the week; part of first sectional basketball championship in school history; part of first team in school history to win a regional and sectional for golf in same year.

Activities • Bucket Brigade senior mission trip; junior golf volunteer; food bank volunteer; recycling project volunteer; volunteer for youth basketball and baseball camps; church maintenance volunteer; member of junior high athletics game crew.

College, major • Quincy University, business management.

Favorite subject • Pre-Calculus.

Favorite book • Any of the Mike Lupica books.

Favorite musician • Zac Brown and Tim McGraw

Role model • "I consider my dad as a role model to me. I look up to him when it comes to athletics because he is always positive and motivates me to be my very best. He has always been there for me through the good and bad times. I am lucky to have someone like him in my life.” 


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