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The Herald Spotlight Athlete: Shady Side Academy’s Grady Munroe

Marty Stewart
Shady Side Academy’s Grady Monroe compets against South Allegheny on Feb. 2, 2019, at Shady Side Academy.

Grady Munroe, a junior on the Shady Side Academy basketball team, was one of top performers on the team all season. The 6-foot-2 swingman averages 12 points and also is on the SSA golf team. He hopes to pursue film and/or writing in college.

Here’s a closer look at this week’s Spotlight Athlete:

If you could go somewhere you’ve never been, where would you go?


Who would you like to trade places with for a day?

Timothée Chalamet.

What three famous people would you like to have dinner with?

Morrissey, John Lennon and my mom.

What TV show makes you want to change the channel?

Any sitcom on CBS.

What movie could you watch over and over?

Any movie directed by Stanley Kubrick.

What is your favorite vacation destination ?

Chautauqua, N.Y.

Is there a food you refuse to eat?


What are the strongest parts of your basketball game?

I’d say my 3-point shooting is the strongest part of my game, but I also have an OK mid-range game.

Who would be your dream date?

Nancy Pelosi.

Who would you like to see disappear from public view?

R. Kelly.

What would make up your favorite all-time meal?

Honestly, just a burger and fries.

What is your favorite TV show?

“True Detective.”

What junk food do you have a weakness for?


People would be surprised to know that you …

Play the piano for fun.

Marty Stewart is a freelance writer.