Name: Nick Patton
Sport: Track and field
Athlete of the week achievement: Patton won the gold medal in the 200-meter dash and the silver medal in the 400-meter dash in the PIAA Class AA Track and Field Championships.
Season update: Patton's top times this year were 48.30 seconds in the 400, 22.11 in the 200 and 11.09 in the 100.
Coach Chris Shedd's quote: "I want to commend Nick on his body of work this year - he was truly spectacular and finished it off with his best performance of the season against a really strong field. We're all happy for him and proud; he's worked very hard.''
Favorite teacher: Mr. Funnichelli
Favorite subject: History
Favorite movie: "Remember the Titans''
Favorite food: Buttered noodles
Favorite song: "Not Afraid'' by Eminem
Outside interests: Football, basketball
Favorite professional team: New York Yankees
Favorite college team: Notre Dame
Pro athlete most admired: Usain Bolt
Best athlete I ever played with: Levi Reihart
Best athlete I ever competed against: Somerset's Kyle Younkin
Most influential person on my athletic career: Tyrone track sprinting coach Rick Emigh
Proudest athletic achievement: Winning the 200 at states
How I got my start in track and field: To try and stay in shape for football
Future goal: To play football or run track in college