Game, Set, Match; Overcoming Rejection with Passion
By: Sydney Lynch
When one door closes, another door opens.
Growing up, Kim Pepenella thought she would dedicate her time to become a star soccer player. During her 8th grade year, Kim’s plans were halted when she was cut from the soccer team. After thoughts of giving up on athletics, Kim picked up tennis, discovering an unexpected love of a new game.
Tennis is Kim’s way to disconnect from the world, and have fun with some of her best friends. During her senior year, Kim is making tennis a priority and working towards improving her skills.