Wes – Student Athlete of the Month – January 2020
Congratulations Wes Hudson!
Football, Basketball, and Baseball
Algood Middle School- 7th grade
Here is what the person who nominated Wes had to say: All county and all conference defensive player in football. Starter on the varsity basketball team as a 7th grader. Starter for the baseball team as well. He is an all A student, always on time to class, always has his work, and always helping other students who need it. He has yet to face a challenge he has not conquered. When faced with adversity he just works harder. First day of football practice in pads last spring, he breaks his finger. Out for 6 weeks and obviously disappointed. It was his first time ever playing football. He healed over the summer and came out determined in the fall to not only be a starter but be a game changer. By the end of the season, teams were game planning their run games to the opposite side of the field. Anytime he makes a play or tackle, he helps the other player up. Always encourages his team mates even if they mess up. Always a yessir nosir response and works harder when given corrective criticism. Very active within his church and church youth group and the projects and community outreach thru them. He is the hardest worker in the room.
We asked Wes some questions about himself to get to know him better. Here is what Was had to say:
Q. Sport(s) you play, team/organization, county (ex: Soccer, Cavaliers/CHS, Putnam Co)
A. Algood Middle School football, basketball and baseball. Mojo AAU basketball
Q. What other sport(s) do you enjoy playing?
A. Weight lifting and ping pong
Q. What sport do you enjoy watching the most? Who do you root for? (team and/or individual player)
A. Football (Dallas Cowboys )Jason Whitten
Q. What non-sport related activity do you enjoy the most?
A. Church Youth Group and Playing Video Games
Q. What is your favorite emoji?
A. The Face Palm 🤦🏼♂️ or Laughing Emoji 😆
Q. Have you overcome any difficult obstacles this past year?
A. I broke my finger during the first spring football practice and had to let it heal for 4 weeks.
Q. What is your favorite app?
Q. How do you serve your community?
A. I enjoy volunteering at church with activities and with our youth group.
Q. What do you do to de-stress?
A. I like to have alone time and pray
Q. What do you feel has been your greatest accomplishment this year?
A. Straight A’s and being awarded all conference in Football
Q. Do you have any surprise talents? If yes, what talents?
A. I enjoy singing and jamming out with music and my friends say I sing pretty good.
Q. Tell us a fun fact about yourself!
A. I love to travel. I have a map of the US and when I visit a new state I color it in on the map. I have currently visited 17 states so far.
Q. On a scale of 1-10, how funny would you say you are?
Q. What is your least favorite food to eat?
A. Chicken liver
Q. What is your favorite quote? And by whom?
A. Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me
Q. Who is your favorite musical artist? *
A. Post Malone
A. I want to go to college and would like to play a sport there. Maybe get a degree in business and take over my dad’s sporting goods business one day.
Q. Do you have anyone you would like to thank? Why?
A. All of my friends for being there and all of the good laughs.
Q. Is there anything else you would like us to know about you?
A. When I was 3 I cracked my skull by running into a fire hydrant in my aunt’s yard. I love to tell the story because I had to ride in an ambulance to Vanderbilt and still have a scar on my forehead from it.
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