Spencer Thompson

Kilgore High School senior baseball standout Spencer Thompson is today’s Senior Spotlight.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the 16th entry in a series of spotlighting local seniors in the Kilgore News Herald’s coverage area, who are on hiatus due to caution over the coronavirus. These are results from questionnaires sent out to the public asking senior athletes in the News Herald’s area to be heard, and get a little attention. To submit a questionnaire, follow this format with the same questions, answer them, and e-mail it back to sports editor Mitch Lucas at mlucas@kilgorenewsherald.com.

SPENCER THOMPSON, Kilgore High School

Parents: Shannon and Allyson Thompson

Brothers/sisters: Two brothers, Cole and Jake.

Sports you play: Baseball, disc golf

Favorite high school sports memory: Going to the state tournament in baseball my junior year.

Plans after high school: Attend Texas A&M University and major in Biology.

Who are your role models: My dad.

Which coaches have had the most influence on you and why: Coach Riley, because he taught me useful things on and off the field.

Who is your favorite teacher: Coach John Heffner.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years: Living in the great state of Texas, pursuing dermatology.

Something about yourself that most people don’t know: I am skillful at kendama.

What will you miss most about high school sports: Playing with my friends.


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