Isabel Bradley prepares to attend Roanoke College after stunning on North Cross' many athletic fields
Whether it be the friendships made, or the sports played, Isabelle Bradely ‘21 has had a very memorable time in her years at North Cross. Bradley originally came to North Cross because of the academic potential she saw, and also the opportunity provided by sports. While being at North Cross, Bradley has played soccer, basketball, and volleyball for the Raiders. Her favorite class at North Cross has been art with Amy Jackson. “We hadwe had fun everyday in her class and she always had something fun for us to do whether that be in a project or just for a sketchbook,” Bradley said. Her favorite teacher is Josh Kier, “He pushed me to do my best and I learned a lot of things from him.” Soccer coach James Brown, and Mistie Dickenson both served as role models to Bradley. “Both of these people had a huge impact on my time at north cross and made it an overall great experience for me,” Bradley said.
Bradley enjoys any kind of fruit as her favorite food. Recently, she went to Puerto Rico and that serves as her favorite trip. “It was so different from what I’m used to being around. Culturally everything was a lot different,” Bradley said. In her freetime, Bradley enjoys playing sports, hanging out with friends and family, and also just being outdoors. Her most valued hobbies include playing soccer, and listening to music. “What stands out most to me about Isabel is she shows up everyday ready to work. Even on the bad days she gets the job done and is always there to help anyone who needs it,” said her friend, Lexi Hash ‘22. Whether it's on the field, at school, or just anywhere Isabel is always motivating or helping others. “Isabel perseveres. She has been through a lot in her short lifetime and yet, she stays positive and friendly to everyone”, said her biology teacher, Mistie Dickenson. Isabel plans to attend Roanoke College in the upcoming fall. Isabel’s advice to any upcoming students is, “Definitely try out sports and sign up for clubs , just try to get involved.”
Written by Grace Simon