Name: Adam Kush
School: Westmont Hilltop
Sports: Swimming, tennis and golf
Parents: Mike and Michelle Kush, of Westmont
Athletic achievements: In swimming, three-time district qualifier; for tennis, three-time district qualifier; for golf, three-time district and regional qualifier.
Coach’s quote: “Adam is always pushing himself to be the very best no matter what sport he is doing at that moment. That attitude allows him to excel where others would have given up.” Westmont Hilltop swim coach Jay Hicks.
Favorite subject: Math
Favorite movie: “Primal Fear”
Favorite food: Meat loaf
Favorite song: “Is Anybody Out There” by K’naan
Outside interests: Hanging with friends and playing sports
Favorite athletic team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Athlete most admired: Roger Federer
Most influential person on my athletic career thus far: My father
Proudest athletic achievement: Getting fifth at nationals for tennis
How I got my start: My mom started me out swimming by throwing me in a pool.
Future goal: I want to win states for tennis and qualify for states in swimming.
Cory Isenberg is a sports reporter and columnist for The Tribune-Democrat. She can be reached at (814) 532-5080. Follow her on Twitter @CoryIsenbergTD.