Spotlight: Male Athlete of the month

Name: Nathaniel Penko

Grade: 12

What is your favorite part of playing sports at GNA?

The family feel of the teams, it’s like a second family.


Who has been the most influential to your success and why?

My dad; he always pushes me to do my best. He wants me to be a great athlete and person.


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

It really teaches important lessons that last a lifetime.


What age did you start playing sports?

I started playing sports probably when I was 5 years old.


What sports do you play?

Football and track.


What is your favorite sport?



Do you plan on playing sports in college?

If the right opportunity comes, I would like to play college football.


Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

Graduating from college and getting a good job.