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Athlete of the Week: Bryan Wilson

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  • Athlete of the Week

    Bryan Wilson

    White Oak High School, Sophomore

    Career facts

    • Member of the White Oak High School Swim Team for two years.
    • Academic
    • Certified bee keeper on the Green Team at White Oak and his team won the 2018 Voya Unsung Heroes Award.
    • A Life Scout for Troop 81.
    • American Red Cross certified lifeguard.
    • Plans on attending the 2019 World Scout Jamboree in West Virginia this summer representing the United States and East Carolina Council.

    2018 Season STATS

    • In the away meet at UNCW taking on Laney, New Hanover and Topsail High School, Wilson a 30.61 in the Men’s 50 Free and a 1:14.08 in the 100 Back, Dec. 6. 

Posted: Wednesday, December 12, 2018 2:37 pm

Q: How do you get along with your teammates?

A: I have seen many people come and go, I have become friends with a lot of them. I like to encourage my teammates.

Q: What is it like living in a military community?

A: Living in a military community allows you meet people from all over the place. I know people from places like Hawaii, Switzerland and Japan. It is pretty exciting to hear people’s different stories.

Q: What is your involvement with the Boy Scouts?

A: I am the life scout as a patrol leader for Troop 81. I am trying to get my merit badge where you have to do physical activities and track it between one to three months.

Q: What is it like being on the Eastern Carolina Aquatics Camp Lejeune Swim Team?

A: Swimming for the team allows me to see new faces coming in and out. I get to make friends and I try to keep in touch with them. Once in a blue moon, we will have a fun day with the team.

Q: What is your favorite book and why?

A: My favorite is the Worldwar series by Harry Turtledove. I love World War II and history.

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