As a way to honor the senior athletes of Harrison, the Harrison Pulse is doing a segment where we share a Q&A with 15 Raider Athletes from the class of 2016. Each day we will be releasing another part of this series. Today's senior athlete is Leighton Mennen:
What was your favorite class at Harrison?
World war II class with Mr. Runkle
Who influenced you the most throughout these four years?
Who was your middle school crush?
In sixth and seventh grade, Kelcie Lods and I were pretty good friends, so I’d have to say her.
If you could change anything about the last four years what would it be?
Well am pretty awful at basketball, but I wish I would’ve tried to play
What would you tell your freshman self now?
Don’t be afraid, just be yourself
What is the worst fashion trend you participated in?
I don’t follow trends, so I guess none.
Describe your worst date experience.
Every first date I’ve been on, it’s always awkward, but there have only been two first dates
What is your favorite food served at lunch?
What is your favorite memory from Harrison?
Winning sectionals last year in baseball
Who is your favorite teacher and why?
Mr. Glynn was my favorite teacher. I could relate really well to him, and he was just fun to be in class with
What is your favorite pregame song?
Shipping off to Boston
What is your favorite moment from any game in the last four years and why?
Pitching in the sectional championship. The dog pile on the mound was amazing.
Describe an embarrassing moment that happened in a game or practice?
I had a pretty bad balk my freshman year, and it was definitely embarrassing.