Student Athlete of the month: Enfield’s Falcone

Marc is an honors student and a talented runner for the Raiders. 

Marc’s proudest accomplishments: I was captain of the cross country team and just recently became captain of the indoor track team. I made states for cross country my sophomore, junior, and senior year. I have two varsity letters. I’ve played on the unified sports volleyball team my sophomore year. Unified Sports is a program that combines equal numbers of individuals with and without intellectual disabilities on the same sports teams for training and competition. Our school came in second place at the championships that year.

How Marc prepares for a game: Before I run at a meet, most importantly as captain I stay hydrated. Then I lead the team in stretches. [Prior] to the meet I go out for runs because I’m a distance runner. I practice on the track and go for long runs. With hard work and motivation my running times improved throughout the season.

Why Marc is excited for the winter season: I’m excited to work with my team. I’m excited to compete against other schools and work my very best to make states for the winter season.

Marc’s most memorable moment in a Raiders uniform: During my first cross country meet when I stopped 28 yards before the finish line and did the fist pump thinking I was done.

Marc’s goals with his winter team: I’m going to work my hardest to be a leader and role model as one of the captains of the indoor track team. I want the team to enjoy themselves, work the best they can and most importantly achieve their personal best times.

Samantha’s college plans: I’m looking into being either a police officer or a registered nurse. I plan to do my studies at Palm Beach State for two years and then transfer to Flordia Atlantic University.

and get my bachelor degree.

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