Senior Spotlight>Amalie Graversgaard (Bureau Valley High School)

Name: Amalie Graversgaard.

School: Bureau Valley.

Date of birth: Dec. 20, 2004.

Hometown: Aarhus, Denmark.

Family: My family in the US - Jan Sears, Jeff Sears and Jenae Sears. My family in Denmark: - Flemming Graversgaard, Sophie Graversgaard, Mads Graversgaard and Christian Graversgaard.

Sports/activities: Cross country and track.

Favorite sport and why: Cross Country, because running together makes it more fun.

Favorite food and where to get it: Rye bread from Denmark.

Person with the greatest influence on my athletic career and why: My older brother.

Person with the greatest influence in my life and why: My family and friends makes me happy

Name a historic figure you’d like to meet: Michael Jackson.

If stranded on a deserted island, I would have my: A bug spray and my phone to call for help

The last song I listened to: 7 years - Lukas Graham.

People would be surprised to know: I had my first doughnut ever last week.

I stay home to watch: “Gossip Girl.”

When I need luck for a big game, I: Hope for the best.

The funniest person I’ve ever met: My teacher from 10th grade.

What they’ll say about me at school after I graduate: The girl from Denmark.

Most unforgettable moment: Leaving Denmark for a year.

Ultimate sports fantasy: To run a marathon.

What I would like to do in life: To be a journalist and travel the world.

Three words that best describe myself: Danish, tall and happy.



Kevin Hieronymus

Kevin Hieronymus

Kevin has been sports editor of the BCR since 1986 and previously was sports editor of the St. Louis Daily News, Tazewell News and ISU Daily Vidette. He is a 2021 inductee into the IBCA Hall of Fame as a media member and was awarded as 2021 IPA Best Sports Section and Best Sports Column