October 26th, 2012

"20 Questions" with Taylor Paulson

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor

"20 Questions" with Taylor Paulson
photo from Taylor Paulson

Assumption senior tackles the questions

Name: Taylor Paulson

Age: 17

Current school: Assumption

Current Sports playing: Volleyball

Parish/grade school attended: Christian Academy

High school GPA: 3.9

Colleges considering or attending: Committed to play at Saint Louis University

Bio: Senior Middle Blocker for Assumption.


1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Winning state two years in a row


2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Peanut butter crackers and a banana


3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? “Wanted” by Hunter Hayes


4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Michael Jordan because no matter how many times he failed he continued to preserve and never gave up.


5. What is your favorite movie quote? Our Lives are defined by moments, especially the ones we never see coming. – The Next Three Days


6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? God has blessed me with my love for volleyball and has granted me the many opportunities I have had. Without him I would not have ever been able to reach the point in my career that I am at now.


7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Squirt from Finding Nemo


8. All time favorite board game? Scene it


9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? iPhone and Flow


10. What is your favorite local (non chain) restaurant? Fuji


11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Jersey Shore


12. What is your greatest fear? Spiders and Wax people


13. What is your best quality/characteristic? I am very outgoing and vocal.


14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Any kind of sweet


15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 8:00 pm because I’m done with school and practice so I have time to relax.


16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? T-Pain, Jeni Houser gave it to me when I played with her two years ago


17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? St. James- Preschool


18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I love to cook and bake


19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? I would choose to go back in time and enjoy my life more. I would make sure to not overwhelm myself so much with school and sports.


20. If you could pick one person, dead or alive, and ask them just one question that they had to answer honestly, who would you pick and what would you ask? I would ask Rosa Parks what gave her the courage to do what she did.



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