Kelsey Pilcher
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    Kelsey Pilcher

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Marietta, GA

    High School:
    Etowah

    Height:
    5-6

    Event:
    Back/Fly

    High School: Lettered four years in swimming for coach Tracye Bulger ... made the state team all four years ... also swam for the Chattahoochee Gold Swim Team, coached by Mark Schilling ... four-year Scholar-Athlete ... vice-president of Mu Alpha Theta ... graduated third in her class ... earned community service letter and academic letter.

    Personal: Member of cadet squadron 14 ... nickname is KP ... daughter of Kirby and Lisa Marie Pilcher ... has four siblings: sister, Kristal Karpich (25), brother, Kory Karpich (23), and stepsisters Lindsay Garner (22) and Cory Garner (19) ... plans to major in either foreign area studies or humanities ... would like to become a pilot after graduation ... hobbies include reading, snowskiing, waterskiing, bike riding and singing ... favorite movie is The Notebook ... person in history she'd most like to meet is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ... biggest influence on her sports career has been her club coach, Mark Schilling, because "if if wasn't for him, I probably would have stopped swimming--he encourage me, believed in me and helped me to believe in myself" ... favorite athlete is Wilma Rudolph, because "doctors said she would never walk again, but she went on to win multiple goal medals at the Olympics in running and was one of the fastest sprinters in the world" ... if she could be on any reality TV show, it would be Survivor ... on her iPod: Goo Goo Dolls, Akon, Taylor Swift, Disturbed, Foo Fighters, MercyMe, Coldplay, Michael Buble (among others) ... favorite quote: "If the sun shines in your soul, what does it matter that it rains outside?"

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