November 21st, 2014

20 Questions with Nora Kiesler

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor


20 Questions with Nora Kiesler
Nora Kiesler is Assumption's star center / photo provided by the Kiesler family

Since 1974 the Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic has served the local area for orthopaedic problems and musculosketal issues. The sports medicine program has team physicians for local high schools which provide sports physicals and urgent care for athletes.

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On a weekly basis, Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic is proud to sponsor the "20 Questions" that will feature a high school student-athlete in the local Catholic high school community. If there is a specific student-athlete that you’d like to know or hear more about, email future suggestions to crevell@catholicsportsnet.com.

Name: Nora Kiesler

Age: 17

Current school: Assumption

Current Sports playing: Basketball

Parish/grade school attended: Holy Family (Indiana)

High school GPA (optional): 4.0 (unweighted) / 4.54 (weighted)

Colleges considering or attending: Purdue University

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Signing my NLI and fulfilling my dream of playing Division I college basketball.

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Thai Chicken Salad from Panera.

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? Party in the USA by Miley Cyrus.

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Lebron James. He takes a lot of criticism from others but doesn’t let the negative stop him from being the best. He continues to work hard, lead his team, and make those around him better on and off the court.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? “Attitude reflects leadership, captain.”- Remember the Titans.

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? God has given me every opportunity and ability that I have. Without His gifts, I would not be the person or player that I am.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Olaf from Frozen.

8. All-time favorite board game? Candy Land.

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? iPhone, Instagram.

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Tolly-Ho in Lexington.

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Say Yes To The Dress.

12. What is your greatest fear? To lose my family.

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? I’m a very positive person and I’m not afraid to take on leadership roles.

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Iced white chocolate mocha from Starbucks.      

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 9 p.m. because I am home from practice, have eaten dinner, finished most of my homework, and my day is winding down.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Norna. My niece couldn’t say my name when she was younger, so she called me Norna and it stuck.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? HCM Eastern Star Daycare.

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I can do a cartwheel.

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? I would go forward and see what happens with my future career and personal life.

20. If you could pick one person, dead or alive, and ask them just one question that they had to answer honestly, who would you pick and what would you ask? I would ask clothing stores why they don’t make their dresses and pants longer.

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