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Wesley Saltsman is this week’s B-D senior spotlight.

B-D Donkey Feed Staff

Sitting in a classroom all day can be hard for students and for most students they just need to find a way to release the energy. For this week’s senior spotlight, Wesley Saltsman, running is the way to exert that energy. Being a part of the track, football, cross country and basketball teams helped run off that energy. While being a member of the Bray-Doyle academic team and band, Saltsman got to use his brains and creativity. Saltsman took a minute to answer some of our questions.

B-D: When I was young, I imagined myself as…

Saltsman: When I was young I imagined myself as construction worker or pro mx rider.

B-D: What is an accomplishment you’re proud of?

Saltsman: I am proud of walking on track at Oklahoma Christian

B-D: What extra-curricular activity do you enjoy the most and why?

Saltsman: I enjoyed sports practice or running around Clear Creek.

B-D: What are your plans after high school?

Saltsman: I plan to attend Oklahoma Christian University and work towards a Bachelor of Science degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology. I then plan to transfer to the University of Oklahoma’s College of Medicine for the MD/PhD dual degree program and become a General Practitioner.

B-D: Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

Saltsman: I see myself working at Duncan Regional Hospital.

B-D: What is your favorite junior high memory?

Saltsman: Going to Aiden Brewer’s and playing X-Box and putting peanut butter on pizza.

B-D: What is a favorite high school memory?

Saltsman: Freshman year having two to three practices a day and going to the lake with my bros.

B-D: What will you miss the most after you graduate from Bray-Doyle?

Saltsman: I will miss my family.

B-D: What class have you enjoyed the most and why?

Saltsman: I enjoyed speech and drama most probably because I got to expand my creativity.

B-D: Who is your favorite teacher/faculty member and why?

Saltsman: Mr. Holman was my favorite because he prepared me for my college classes and he’s all around just a great man and he helps me out with anything I need. Also because he is my number one chess rival. 

B-D: What three words best describe you?

Saltsman: Three words that describe me are intelligent, goofy, and charismatic.

B-D: How would you like to be remembered as you leave Bray-Doyle?

Saltsman: I would like to be remembered as a simple Kentucky boy that just came by to make a impact before he goes and makes his name.

B-D: What are some words of wisdom you would give to the under-classmen?

Saltsman: Do not ever give anything, but your best at practice! You may have a bad day, not feel like it, or think you’re already too good, but you have more potential to tap into than you probably realize.