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Intern Spotlight: Joey Draper, Emmaus HS

Name: Joey Draper

School: Emmaus High School

College choice: Penn State

Major: Sports Journalism/broadcasting

Joey’s page:

What is your favorite food: Burgers

What is your favorite movie: Christmas Vacation

What is your favorite book: Of Mice and Men

What is a favorite High School moment(s): “Getting so close to every team I covered and becoming a part of their team family. Being with football every game of every season was so much fun. Following soccer’s state run to the semi’s in 2020. Seeing Sue Butz get her 1000th win.”

Hobbies, School Activities and Accomplishments: “Participating in musicals, singing in chorus, playing outside with my friends, achieving honor roll six straight marking periods between junior and senior year.”

What is a favorite moment(s) about your internship: “Following Central Catholics state championship run in 2021. Even though central Catholic isn’t my school I still have many friends on that basketball team, my cousin goes to Central Catholic and being able to see a team from our area win the state championship for basketball was really awesome.”

Thoughts of St. Luke’s partnership with “I think it’s really awesome to see that there are people out there who believe in young students like us that we can become something great and I just appreciate St. Luke’s for taking a chance and creating a partnership with the 11 to give me and my fellow reporters the opportunity to do something we love.”

Plans after college: “To hopefully find a job working as a sports journalist or sports broadcaster and eventually hopefully one day making it to ESPN or Fox Sports.”

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