Athlete of the month: Kellan Bochenek


By Kaylee Anstaett, Fairmont Life Editor

Congratulations to senior, Kellan Bochenek on being named The Flyer athlete of the month. Bochenek plays point guard for the Firebirds and has been on varsity all four years. Kellan was the lead scorer in the season opener against Wayne, with 23 points in the final score of 66-60.  

“My proudest moment as an athlete has been winning regionals and going to districts,” Bochenek said.

Bochenek has been playing since he was 12 years old and became motivated to start playing because of his dad.

“Basketball has made me more competitive and to work hard for what I want,” Bochenek said.

What is one pre-game ritual you have? Listen to music by Lil Uzi Vert

What advice would you give to other student athletes? Have fun while you play, it doesn’t last long.

What is one goal you have for the rest of this season? Win every game and have fun.

What has been one of the most challenging things throughout your athletic career? How sore my body always is.