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NAME: Conner Downard
SCHOOL: Highlands High School
SPORT(S): Swimming
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: State champion 500 freestyle
BIRTHDATE: 3-16-94
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5’10”-155 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Fort Thomas, Ky.
PARENTS: Tim & Betsy
FUTURE GOAL: Break state record in 500 freestyle
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Senior Conner Downard is a swimming All-American and the defending NKAC champion in the 100 backstroke and 200 freestyle, and the reigning Kentucky state champion in the 500 freestyle, which he swam in a school-record 4:32.06. He also placed 4th at state in the 200 freestyle. Swimming varsity for 7 years, Conner has earned many honors, including last season when he was named 1st team all-NKY, 1st team all-region and 1st team all-state. He was also awarded with a Wendy's Heisman Award. Active in community service, Conner during the summer swims for the Northern Kentucky Clippers. He is a tremendous student, a USA swimming Academic All-American and a member of Cum Laude Society and National Honor Society. His favorite athlete is Andrew Luck, favorite entertainer is Zac Brown Band, favorite book is Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, favorite movie is Remember the Titans and most-like-to-meet is Thomas Jefferson.

COACH’S QUOTE -- “Conner is a very self-motivated student-athlete who has achieved success as a result of his strong work ethic and dedication. His determination and competitiveness has made him a natural leader and role model for our team.”– Amanda Johnson, Swimming Coach.

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