Eryka Hackney – Pennsylvania Nomination & Photography by Jessica Hackney Issue 73 of Inspiring Teens Magazine
Nomination: Eryka Hackney is a very inspiring teen. She participates in Cross Country, Cheerleading, Basketball, and track at West Greene High School. She has highest honors. She is also a member and chaplain in FFA. She was voted in as treasurer of her class and is a member of the science club. In her spare time she raises livestock and grows a garden at home where she sells and donates to locals in need. She is looking forward to helping coach little league basketball.
What inspiring things about you does your nomination not cover? I was nominated to be in the hope squad at school and am a part of pier mentoring as well and SADD students against destructive decisions. I also participate in several community service projects throughout the year.
What do you feel passionate about or could talk about forever? I feel very passionate about sports. I feel that sports are a key role in how students grow into young adults it builds compassion, drive and a strong work ethic. This helps build a strong connection to your teammates and you grow everlasting friendships. I participate in basketball, track, cross country and cheer; these take up lots of time after school so you have to learn how to manage time wisely. Sports are a big part of who I am today.
Look for Eryka in issue 73 of Inspiring Teens Magazine!