Tunkhannock Area quarterback, senior Jack Chilson, ran for three touchdowns Friday while helping lead the Tigers to their first win of the season, a 50-14 performance over Nanticoke.
In recognition of his achievement, Chilson has been named the Wyoming County Press Examiner Athlete of the Week.
Grade, age, hometown: Senior, 18, Tunkhannock
Family: Mom Becky, dad Terry, brothers Ben (15) and Luke (11)
Do you have any pets? A parakeet named Azo
What other sports do you play? Basketball and in track and field I throw the javelin and discus and run.
Three reasons why you compete: I compete for my family, my teammates, and my community.
Athletes you admire: Peyton Manning and LeBron James
What celebrity would you like to meet at Dunkin for a cup of coffee? Justin Herbert
Who inspires you to be better? My grandpa because he has always seen the best in me and knows I am capable of improving myself.
Favorite school subject: Government
If you could live anywhere, where would it be? A New England coastal town.
What is your biggest fear? Not meeting my full potential
Favorite Social Media App: Instagram
Favorite Radio Station: 98.5 KRZ
What is the last movie/TV series you binged? The Avengers movies
What is the best place for post game food? The Yearbook Diner; we like to go to breakfast after a big win.
Who makes you laugh the most? My teammate, Sean Meder
Superstitions or Rituals: Pregame handshake with Riley Jones
What song would you sing at karaoke? “Hey There Delilah” by Plain White Tees
When did you start playing football competitively? In second grade.
Favorite field to compete on and why? Tunkhannock- there is nothing like competing in front of our fans, friends, and family.
What is your favorite football memory? Last year’s comeback win against Pittston.
What did you want to be when you were younger? A math teacher
What is your dream job now? To be Governor of Pennsylvania.
What is the coolest place you have traveled to? Jamaica
Who is your closest teammate? My brother, Ben.
How would you describe Coach Marabell in one word? Demanding
How would he describe you? Competitive
What sports quote or motto do you try to live by? “Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.”
What skill would you like to master? Being the best leader I can be.
What is something you think everyone should do at least once in their lives? Snorkel
Random fun fact: I can unicycle.
Post-graduation plans: Play football in college and attend college for pre-law/public policy.