Waynesville High School junior Bailey Raines is a vital member of the Tiger varsity boys’ swim team.
Raines recently placed third in the 500-meter freestyle and fifth in the 100-meter breaststroke at the Ozark Conference Swim Meet, where he also was a member of the 400-meter freestyle relay team that received state consideration time.
Raines said he is most inspired by professional athlete Tim Tebow.
The Athlete of the Week recognizes WHS athletes for excellence and leadership on and off the playing field.
Athletes are selected by the Waynesville R-VI School District.
— GUIDON staff