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Nathan Ford of Salina High School spent all four of his high school years playing baseball and wrestling for the Wildcats. Ford played first base on the baseball team and wrestled at 220-pounds.

“The best thing about being a part of a sports team at Salina is your fellow teammates and coaches have your back all the time and always lift you up when you lose a match or miss a play,” said Ford.

Another activity Ford enjoyed at Salina is the FFA program and trap shooting. The Ag class was his favorite according to Ford. “Ag class is my favorite class and my favorite teacher is Mr. Hien. Mr. Hien always puts a smile on everyone’s face and brightens up student’s day. He never fails to make you laugh,” said Ford.

On the diamond or the wrestling mat, Ford knew he could always count on his teammates. “What I love about my teammates is the fact that you know they are going to try their best to do their part and to fight for extra team points or that extra run when it is needed,” said Ford.

Already looing ahead to his future, Ford is making plans to secure himself a good start to the rest of his life.

“I’m a senior and I plan on going to a Technical School some place and learning a trade of some sort while also running my own farm,” said Ford.

Ford is close to his family and friends and he appreciates everything they have done for him. “I wouldn’t be doing the things I do without my family and close friends helping and pushing me to do my best in what ever I do from school to farm work,” said Ford.

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