SPONSORED: November’s Champaign Meathead of the Month: Central’s Dana Westfield

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Meatheads is a chain of fast-casual burger restaurants throughout the Chicagoland area. Each month, it recognizes a student-athlete in the area surrounding each location for his or her accomplishments on and off the field.

1. How do you exemplify Meatheads’ values of determination, hustle and hard work?

I give my all in practice and games. I also focus a lot on schoolwork, so I can maintain good grades.

2. What were your greatest athletic and academic achievements over the last month?

News-Gazette All-Area First Team, Big Twelve Conference Scholar-Athlete.

3. Is there a teammate, coach, faculty or family member you’d credit most with your athletic and academic successes?

All of my coaches and family members have always stressed the importance of academics. Having bad grades has never been an option. Everybody around me pushes me to perform my best, so I can’t really credit just one person.

4. Where are you going to college, or where do you want to go? Do you plan on playing a sport there?

I’d like to play Division 1 college volleyball. It would be ideal if the school that I choose has very strong academic programs, too.

5. Who is your favorite athlete playing today, collegiate or professional?

Misty May-Treanor.

6. What’s on your iPod right now?

Disney music and the “Catching Fire” soundtrack.

7. What’s the best movie or television show you’ve seen recently?

“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.”

8. Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

Done with college, with a good job.

9. What is your favorite motivational quote?

“Adventure is out there!” — “Up”

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