Five questions with Bedford North Lawrence senior Peyton Wright
Sport: golf; Career choice: counseling or ministry; College: Johnson University
Question 1: What lessons did high school sports teach you?
Wright: High school sports taught me the influence we have on each other as peers. I spent my freshman year trying to be like the big dogs on the team, and they were my role models. As I grew, I learned the impact I had as a member of the team to underclassmen, especially as a coach’s son. I took that and tried my best to be a good person to look up to.
Question 2: Who has been your role model?
Wright: My role model through these years has been Coach Wright (his father) and Corbin Bushey. They taught me how to be the person I am today and how I can lead on and off the course.
Question 3: Can you describe your emotions when the season was cancelled?
Wright: It was bittersweet. There wasn’t a huge excitement from me for the upcoming season, and there’s definitely relief with the cancellation. However, it’s sad to not get to experience this last ride with some long-time teammates.
Question 4: As a musician with two singles released (search Pdubb on April Music, Spotify and Itunes), where do you draw inspiration for your lyrics?
Wright: I originally got my lyrics for Visionary just from messing around in a day’s time, slapping down what rhymed and being myself. On my second single High on Life, I took the good and bad experiences I had at school, and on the course, to put my opinion out there on where drugs lead. Bigger than that, I shared the impact God has had on my life, and I want to share that with anyone who will listen.
Question 5: When the current restrictions are lifted, who’s the first person you want to see?
Wright: It’s definitely my girlfriend. At the same time, I can’t wait to sit round and play music and joke around with my friends again.
Senior Spring Spotlight is a daily feature focusing on BNL’s senior class following the cancellation of the spring sports seasons by the IHSAA in the midst of the coronavirus epidemic.