Coed Varsity Bowling, Coed Varsity Swimming · Siegel Scholar Athletes of the Month – November 2019

Congratulations to Savanah Phillips and Thomas Morris on being named Siegel’s Scholar Athletes of the Month for November 2019.

Savanah is a Freshman on the Bowling team.  She bowls as a 2 seed for the Stars and is ranked 3rd in Tennessee for her age group.  Her favorite class is Biology.   Savanah has a 4.0 GPA.

Thomas is a Freshman on the Swim team and JROTC Raiders.  He swims the 50 Free and 100 Free for the  varsity team.  He is smart, unique and friendly.   He plans on getting his bachelors degree and then earn his commission in the United States Navy. Thomas has a 3.8 GPA.


Name: Savanah Phillips Thomas Morris
Sport(s): Bowling Swim and JROTC Raiders
Position(s) Played bowler 50 Freestyle and 100 Freestyle
Current Grade: 9th 9th
GPA: 4.0 3.8
Athletic Accomplishments: “Starter 170 average “Won 3/4 of my 50 Freestyle Heats and Won 1/2 of my 100 Freestyle”
Academic Accomplishments: Straight A’s All Advanced Honors/ AP classes

18 on ACT

Took ACT in 7th grade from Duke Tip program

Three Words to Describe Yourself Strategic, Calculated, Compassionate Smart, Unique, Friendly
Whose Your Toughest Opponent: Myself Oakland’s Swim Team
What are you working to improve on?: Consistency Everything, I need to get stronger, faster times, learn/ perfect my strokes. I have a lot of room to improve.
What inspires you to keep training and competing? Better than the competition The thought that my opponent(s) are training and getting better, so I need to put more work than they do to stay on an even playing field.
Your Best Sports Memory 3rd in State of Tennessee for my age group One that comes to mind is when we had our first swim meet and I dropped my time from 1:34 to 1:19 and in swim that is a pretty big gap of time.
What are your plans after you graduate from Siegel? Become a Veterinarian I plan on going to college for four years to get my bachelors degree and then earn my commission in the United States Navy.
Your Favorite Food? Chili Japanese Hibachi
Your Favorite Ice Cream? Strawberry Cookies and Cream
What’s on Your Playlist? Beer Never Broke My Heart If I am just chilling I like to listen to lyrical music and if I am trying to get motivated for a swim meet I like to get pumped up by listening to some ” Hype” Hip-Hop music.
What’s the Most Embarrassing Thing on Your Playlist? Water Fountain I have some songs that most people wouldn’t expect me to listen to
If You had one wish, what would it be? People that work hard for something are rewarded For people to talk to each other instead of resorting to conflict
What most people don’t know about you? I started bowling in 2012 I can solve around 17 different types of rubik’s cubes including, mirror cube, 3×3, 4×4, barrel cube, kilominx, pyraminx and many more
Your Favorite Class? Biology JROTC
If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? Wales Australia
Your Hero? Great Uncle My parents
Social Media you are on? Instagram- psvanah None really
If you could have dinner with anyone dead or alive, who would that be? Great Uncle Six people 1) My Great Grandfather, who I never met (Was a Tank Commander in WWll)

2) Arnold Schwarzenegger (Body Builder)

3) Elon Musk (Made Tesla Car)

4) Pewdiepie (Youtuber)

5) Logic (Rapper)

6) Jocko Willink (Former Navy Seal/ Makes Podcasts)

If you could have any superpower, what would you have? Fly Excellent Problem Solving 
Your house is burning down and you can only take one thing out, what do you take? My dog My younger brother, because he can’t be replaced