Stevens Point Gazette Senior Spotlight: Amelia Jacoby, Pacelli basketball
By Jacob Heid
Stevens Point — The Stevens Point Gazette senior spotlight allows senior athletes to showcase their personalities to their respective communities. This spotlight focuses on a first-team all-conference basketball player from Pacelli, Amelia Jacoby. She is averaging 16.2 points per game this season.
What is one goal you have for your senior year basketball season?
“One goal I have for my senior year basketball season is that we win the conference.”
Do you have a nickname that everyone calls you?
“People usually just call me Amelia. But I’ve also been called Jacoby.”
When did you first start liking basketball?
“I’ve loved basketball pretty much my whole life. I still remember playing basketball at the YMCA when I was a little kid.”
Do you have a favorite memory from your childhood?
“My favorite childhood memory would be my fifth birthday. My family went to my grandparents’ house, and I got a huge birthday cake.”
What would be your dream job?
“My dream job would be a crime scene investigator.”
A top vacation destination?
“My top vacation destination would be Berlin, Germany. I have always thought Germany was such a beautiful place.”
Do you have a school or degree in mind?
“I am planning to major in marketing.”
What is your career high in points scored?
“My career high is 26 points.”