Katherine Strickland

#3       Katherine Strickland          Jr.     OF

KatherineStrickland-mug2013Born September 6, 1996…Hometown is Macon, Ga….Interested in attending Auburn and Georgia Tech…Has two siblings who have attended FPD: Anne (2010), a participant of the Fine Arts Program (theater) and Thomas (2012), a participant in football and swimming…Father, Jay, graduated from The Citadel and mother, Lucia, graduated from Georgia Tech…Mother’s cousin’s husband (Kim Wisenhunt) is the current head coach of the NFL’s Arizona Cardinals…Wisenhunt led the Cardinals to the 2008 Super Bowl, served as Offensive Coordinator for the Pittsburgh Steelers for three years and played professionally with the Atlanta Falcons (’85-’88),  Washington Redskins (’89-’90) and New York Jets (’91-’93)…Wisenhunt was also 1st Team All-ACC with Georgia Tech.

Favorite athlete is former University of Arizona softball standout Jennie Finch…Says the best part about FPD is the teachers…Her pre-game ritual is to fix her hair in French braids, tie the hair, go throw, take infield and pray.

Favorite song is ‘Country Girl’ by Luke Bryan…Favorite Movie is “She’s the Man”…Favorite TV show is “Revenge”…Current ringtone is “Back to December” by Taylor Swift…Lives by the motto of Isaiah 43:1-3, “Do not fear for I am with you, I have called you by name you are mine.”…Favorite sports teams are Auburn and Georgia Tech.

An interesting fact about her is she takes ballet and jazz lessons…Career aspirations include going to medical school and to become a doctor…Also involved in FPD chorus, Junior Beta and is a Student Ambassador for the school.