Senior Spotlight — Colton Pate
Nickname: Tunes, Cotton.
School: Princeton High School.
Date/Place of birth: May 14, 1993, Dixon.
Family: Mom – Beth, Dad – Ryan, Step dad – Brad, 10 year-old twin brothers – Noah and Cade.
Favorite sport and why: Wrestling. It pushes me to the limit everyday I do it.
Favorite food and where to get it: Chicken and dumplings – Grandma Jane’s house.
Likes: Hanging out with friends, playing video games.
Dislikes: Drama queens.
Person with the greatest influence on my athletic career and why: Coach (Steve) Amy, he has always pushed me to be the best I can.
Person with the greatest influence on my life: my dad.
If stranded on a deserted island, I would have to have my: Ipod.
The CD in my player at home/car is: no CD player!
People would be surprised to know that: I’m left handed.
I stay home to watch: Tosh.0.
When I need luck for a big game, I: Pray.
The funniest person I’ve ever met (why): Cody Cumpton, we have the same sense of humor and feed off each other.
What they’ll say about me at school after I graduate: I was fun to be around.
Most embarrassing moment: Falling and breaking my wrist while I was backpedaling in PE freshman year.
Most unforgettable moment: The volleyball team scoring six unanswered points against Rock Falls to win sectionals this year.
Ultimate sports fantasy: Winning state in wrestling.
What I would like to do in life: Graduate college and become a physical therapist.
Three words that best describe me: funny, outgoing, spontaneous.
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