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Nile C. Kinnick senior and Far East cross country champion Taryn Cates-Beier.

Nile C. Kinnick senior and Far East cross country champion Taryn Cates-Beier. (Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes)

Taryn Cates-BeierSenior Nile C. Kinnick Red Devils

Born: Sept. 16, 2000, Janesville, Wis.Favorite sport to play: Cross country.Favorite sport to watch: Ice hockey. I’ve played hockey for eight years.Favorite school subject: Foreign language; I’m studying Mandarin.Favorite musical act: Mystery Skulls.Favorite movie: The Nightmare Before Christmas.Role model: My coach, Luke Voth.What she wants to do in college: Biomedical engineering. “And she’ll do it, too,” Voth says.What she wishes to do as her life’s work: Be a doctor, a surgeon, go into the military, travel the world and help people in third-world areas.

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