Spotlight Athlete: Grace Sisson

By: Friday, April 27, 2018, TRIB-LIVE

Grace Sisson, a sophomore on the Fox Chapel track and field team, is off to a strong start this spring. She took first in the 3,200 meters against Seneca Valley two weeks ago with a time of 11 minutes, 13 seconds — two seconds shy of the state qualifying time. In the Butler Invitational last week, she was part of the 3,200 relay team that earned a medal with an eighth-place finish. She is also on the FC cross country team. Here’s a closer look at this week’s Spotlight Athlete:

If you could trade places with anybody for a day, who would you choose?

Probably the president. That would be interesting.

When did you become interested in track?

During my freshman year. I had been on the cross country team and enjoyed it.

What three words best describe you?

Hard-working, dedicated and friendly.

Who makes the best pizza in Pittsburgh?


What’s your favorite vacation destination?


What’s your favorite TV show?

“Grey’s Anatomy.”

What three people would you like to have dinner with?

Usain Bolt, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds.

What movie could you watch over and over?

“How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days.”

Where would you like to go that you’ve never been before?


If you were on “American Idol,” what song would you sing?

“Glorious” by Macklemore.

Who would be your partner on “Dancing With the Stars?”

Zac Efron.

What three items have to be in your refrigerator?

Milk, eggs and almond butter.

Who would you like to see disappear from public view?

Justin Bieber.

Is there a food you refuse to eat?

Brussels sprouts.

People would be surprised to know that you …

Used to play lacrosse.