Senior Spring Spotlight: JOEY THACKER

Five questions with Bedford North Lawrence senior Joey Thacker

Sport: baseball; Career choice: Business and film, to produce television shows or movies; College: Undecided

Question 1: What lessons did high school sports teach you?

Thacker: The best times always go by the fastest.

Question 2: Who has been your role model?

Thacker: My parents, because they are always working hard and making sure I have the best of everything.

Question 3: Can you describe your emotions after the season was cancelled?

Thacker: It was definitely emotional, knowing my parents won’t get to see their only child’s Senior Night hurt.

Question 4: What’s your favorite baseball memory?

Thacker: Playing against New Albany last year when Zane (Harrison) hit for the cycle and I had a great game pitching.

Question 5: When the restrictions are lifted, who’s the first person you want to see?

Thacker: My grandma. My family and I got to go out to eat or hang out with her every weekend, and we can’t see her during times like these.

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.