BlueDevils News · Let’s Meet IHS Senior Athlete: Avery Strychasz


What Sports did you Play at Independence High School? 

A: 4 Years of Swimming

What are your Athletic Accomplishments?

A: Academic Athlete, CVC Honorable Mention, Varsity Letter all 4 years, Team Captain 

What is your Best Memory about competing in a Blue Devil Uniform?

A: The family you share because of your sport.

Who made the Greatest Impact on You as a Blue Devil Athlete?

A: Definitely my teammates. They are the people who will pull you out of your funk and help you achieve your goals. 

What will you miss most about being a Blue Devil Athlete?

A: Always having someone who understands what it feels like to be an IHS swimmer.

What other Extra-curricular Activities did you participate in while at IHS?

A: IHSTV, Mock trial, Drama Club, Biology Society, Key club, Student Council, Academic Challenge, NHS

What Advice do you have for your Teammates?

A: Stay Positive. Your worst enemy is your mind. 

What Advice do you have for Future Blue Devils?

A: Stick with it. No matter how hard a challenge may seem the reward for accomplishing your goal is greater. 

What are your Future Plans?

A: I plan on getting my Business Degree from Xavier University.