Salute to seniors: Loris' Daruis Jackson

What was your most memorable race/competition? 
Losing for the shot put for first time as a senior at Marion against Conway.

Out of all your high school accomplishments, which stands out the most?

Wining a state championship and breaking school records.

If you could do it all over again, what would you change about your athletic career in high school?
 Qualify for discus as a senior. 

What were the most difficult obstacles you had to overcome?
Coming to practice while sick. 

What will you miss the most?

Do you have any advice for younger athletes? 
Stay away form drugs, work hard and stay in school. Listen to adults and make good choices. 

How have your coaches influenced your performances and your life goals?
They have taught me to work hard and do my best. They also make me strive for greatness and become a better person. 

What kind of impact did you family have on your time as a high school student-athlete?
They were supportive from a distance and they stuck by me through good and bad. 

What are your college or post high school plans?
Attend Catawba College on a football scholarship. 

What do you hope to achieve after high school?
Become a teacher.

Do you see yourself coaching in the future? 
Yes, football and track at the high school level. 

Mom, step-dad,and brother.

If there is one thing in the world you could do, what would it be and why? 
Achieve world peace.