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Bennett follows her passion to greatness
Bulloch County Black History Month 2020
Monette Bennett is shown in 2018 with the gold medal from the Women's National Military Championship game.
“When she raised her little head up only minutes after she was born and looked at me, I knew then she was going to be a special daddy’s girl,” said Dennis Bennett, her father, a 20-year army veteran. Named Shaniqua Monnette Bennett, but lovingly known as “Mo” by all, she was coached at age 3 by her dad in basketball, which became her favorite sport. However, she would excel in softball and track.
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