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KARE 11 weekend meteorologist Jerrid Sebesta told students Wednesday at Montevideo and Yellow Medicine East schools his formula for success: hard work, excellence, passion and what he calls the “X” factor, or ability to create value by solving a desire, want or problem. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny

A TV personality returns to a humble start


MONTEVIDEO -- Jerrid Sebesta still holds the record for blocking the most shots in a basketball game while playing for the Montevideo Thunder Hawks.

He came home on Wednesday for the first time in several years and had his photograph taken by the trophy case where his record is displayed, but not before telling students at his alma mater that they can go anywhere they want in life too.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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