Banks, Amanda 2016-02-18

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This interview features former Texas Tech track athlete, Amanda Banks. Banks talks about her involvement in high school sports in El Paso, attending Texas Tech where she participated in track and majored in sociology, and her continued involvement in track and field after graduation. Banks highlights her accomplishments in track and also talks about getting her PhD and pursuing a career in counseling.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Amanda Banks

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Date: February 18, 2016

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez

Length: 01:02:48


Background and upbringing, Developing an interest in athletics, High school in El Paso and traveling for sports, Coaches and high school track, Events, meets, and other competitors, High School basketball, Recruiting, choosing at Texas Tech, Jarvis Scott, Balancing school and athletics, Accomplishments as an athlete at Texas Tech, Post college track and field, Injury at the Olympic trials and perseverance, PhD and career, Current community projects

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Transcript: Transcript available on Dspace

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