Female athlete of the month: Rayza Ruiz


Jennifer Kurkoski, Student Writer

Favorite part of playing sports at GNA?

I like how coaches and people from the team treat me outside of school.

Who has been most influential to your success and why?

All my coaches from Puerto Rico because I am from there and also those from GNA because they helped me a lot.

Why do you think athletics are an important part of high school?

Athletics are an important part of high school because it helps you find the way to many good colleges both in sports and in academia, and that way you can develop a talent.

What sports do you play?


What is your favorite sport?


What is something most people don’t know about you?

 I want to play in the professional league, play in the Olympics and have my name sound all over the world.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

I see myself as a doctor and playing professional volleyball.