Name: Danielle Parowski
Athlete of the week achievement: Parowski set two District 6 Class AAA and school records in winning the 100-yard freestyle and the 200 freestyle.
Season update: Parowski is seeded fourth in the 100 freestyle and seventh in the 200 for next week's PIAA meet at Lewisburg.
Coach Andy Smearman's quote: "I think she swam phenomenally at the district meet, and I can't wait to see how she fares at the state level in two weeks.''
Favorite teacher: Mr. Menard
Favorite subject: English
Favorite movie: "The Hangover''
Favorite food: Fajitas
Favorite song: "Breakeven'' by The Script
Outside interests: Hanging out with friends and running
Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Favorite college team: Pittsburgh Panthers
Pro athlete most admired: Ryan Lochte
Best athlete I ever played with: Sarah Kaneshiki
Best athlete I ever competed against: Ryan Gillian
Most influential person on my athletic career: My dad (Keith), (YMCA swimming coach) Glenn Giles and (Altoona coach} Andy Smearman
Proudest athletic achievement: Getting two District 6 Class AAA records and placing in finals at the USA Grand Prix meet in Missouri
How I got my start in swimming: "I started taking lessons when I was little.''
Future goal: To make top three at states this year and make the U.S. Olympic Trials.