Jamie Gerard is a charming, puck whacking, athletic, karate chopping student at San Luis Obispo High School. She is able to juggle her senior year of high school, home life, and a very active sport. All while maintaining a positive attitude. Expressions interviewed this super student.
Expressions: How long have you been playing hockey?
Senior Jamie Gerard: Seven years.
Expressions: What got you into it?
Gerard: A neighbor saw me rollerblading on the street and told me I should play in the local league. When the season was starting up, he left the registration on my doorstep, so I signed up.
Expressions: Do you think it affects your school work at all?
Gerard: No I can almost always get my work done.
Expressions: Do you intend to continue playing after high school?
Gerard: Yes, there are a few adult hockey leagues around here that I plan to play in.
Expressions: What other sports do you like?
Gerard: I used to take karate, which was really fun. I still like to play badminton or soccer casually.
Expressions: What do you like to do outside of hockey?
Gerard: Outside of hockey, I work with animals a lot. I pet sit, dog walk, and volunteer at Woods.
Expressions: What is your team name?
Gerard: Right now I play on the SLO Tigers, which has high school kids from around the county on it.