By Steve Svetovich
Megan Pavlowski has been playing softball and enjoying it to the fullest since the age of 5. Daughter of Thomas and Melissa Pavlowski, Dunmore, the talented first baseman-DH earned honorable mention as a utility player in her junior season after hitting a robust .376.
A three-year member of the Dunmore High School softball team, she hit .400 as a sophomore.
Interviewed by The Dunmorean via cell phone while she was vacationing in Spain, Megan reflected on her high school experience as she prepares to enter her senior year. “Going to Dunmore High School is so great,” she said. “It is like one big family. Everyone is always there for you. Everybody knows everyone at Dunmore. I love it.”
Megan is coached by Ryan Ferguson at Dunmore.
“He always teaches us to keep our heads up when we are down. He tells us to always keep doing our best.”
The out going scholar-athlete said her parents give her a lot of support.
“They are always there for me and very supportive. They always cheer for me. My mom cheers very loud for me. She is really into it.”
Megan has been playing travel softball the past four years for the Northeast Diamonds.
“The travel ball is so much fun,” she said. “I meet a lot of kids from all different schools. Some have become my closest friends. Traveling with them and meeting up with them is so much fun.”
Megan, during the interview, said she was enjoying her experience in Spain.
“I went with the Spanish Club from school. It’s so much fun in Spain. It’s really great seeing all the cathedrals, towns, villages and the culture. It’s been an incredible experience.”
Megan started her softball career by playing in various Dunmore Miss E Leagues. She plans on playing one more year at Dunmore and then in college.
“I would like to go to Marywood University to play softball and study architecture or interior design. My goal is to be a part of a great softball season next year at Dunmore and then get into Marywood and play four years of softball. I am leaning more towards majoring in architecture.”
Megan, always a positive thinker, is president of the TACT Club at Dunmore. She is also a basketball cheerleader and member of the Spanish Club. She has a 3.5 grade point average. Her favorite subject is history.
Megan is one who seems to enjoy life to the fullest. She enjoys listening to music in her spare time and would love to see country singer Luke Bryan in concert.
In the meantime, when she returns from Spain she will play travel ball for the whole summer. And she is loving every minute of it.