Spotlight 2022 – Benjamin Bouselli, South Western

School – South Western High School/ York College of PA

Anticipated College Major – Social Studies in Secondary education and Political Science

Future Aspirations – Qualifying for the Boston Marathon and becoming a trial lawyer

Favorite subject in HS – Social Studies and English

Favorite HS teacher – Mr. David Vega, my two-time English teacher who helped me learn to become an effective writer.

Favorite Book – Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

Favorite Movie – Star Wars: Return of The Jedi

Favorite Quote: “Only those who are disciplined are free in life”- Eliud Kipchogee

Favorite thing to do when not competing – Sing in the choir and participate in my school’s musical.

Something that people would be surprised to know – I am involved in music and theater programs, not only running.

Favorite Shoe Brand – Brooks

Favorite HS invite – The Paul Short Run at Lehigh my senior year, everyone ran awesome times and we got second as a team.

Best HS memory – I outkicked an opponent and beat him by 2 seconds to win the meet by 1 point and defend our three-year league title streak.

Advice to younger athletes – Everyone on the line is trying to beat you and be ahead of you, as hard as it is, you can’t be fighting yourself in your head because you are the only person you have when the gun goes off.

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