D9and10Sports.com is highlighting returning high school student-athletes this summer. The year in school listed next to the athlete’s name is the year the athlete is entering this fall.
BELLA GREGORY – SENIOR – DUBOIS AREA
Parents Names: Michael Gregory and Kelly Gregory
Sports Played: Volleyball, Softball
Siblings: Older Sister- Tori Gregory junior at Clarion University (20) and younger brother Keegan Gregory 7th grade (12) at DuBois Area Middle School
Social Media Handles: Twitter: @bellagregory1
2020-21 Highlights: My junior year I was Named to the District 3A All-State selection, Pennsylvania Volleyball Coach Association District 9 Class 3A MVP, and the All-Star D9 Class 3A team. I was also named MVP of my team.
College Athletics plan if applicable: I would like to continue playing volleyball in college (uncommitted)
Q&A With Bella Gregory
D9and10Sports: How did you first get involved in sports and did you like it?
A: My parents first put me in both softball and soccer around the age of six, and I’ve always loved playing no matter what the sport was.
D9and10Sports: Who has been your biggest influence in life and why?
A: My mom has always been a figure for me to look up to. No matter the challenge in front of her she is able to find a solution and inspires me every day to work hard for what I want to achieve.
D9and10Sports: What is your favorite high school sports memory?
A: My favorite high school sports memory is winning districts my sophomore year. It was my first experience being a part of a district win.
D9and10Sports: What is your favorite social media platform and why?
A: My favorite social media platform is Snapchat because I am able to engage in conversations with my friends.
D9and10Sports: What would someone who is meeting you for the first time be surprised to find out about you?
A: Someone who meets me for the first time would be surprised to find out I have mild conductive hearing loss.
D9and10Sports: If there was one period in history you could go back to, what would it be and why?
A: I would like to keep moving forward to the future. I’m excited to see how much more I can achieve. I have yet to reach my full potential in sports and academics. I am excited for the challenges ahead of me.
D9and10Sports: What will you tell your kids someday about living through the COVID-19 pandemic?
A: I would tell my kids that even though it was uncertain times, I found a way to continue with the things I love and I strived to be the best student and athlete despite the setback of being isolated at home. I focused on the positives and moved forward with every aspect of my life.
D9and10Sports: What is your ideal place to live? Country, City, Suburb and why?
A: My ideal place to live is the suburbs. You have the quietness of a neighborhood but you are close enough to the city life.