Towson High School senior Henri Colombat has two passions in life: Music and soccer.
But it's sometimes a challenge to balance the two, he said.
The 17-year-old Anneslie resident is a longtime piano and composition student at The Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University and is also captain of Towson's varsity soccer team. Colombat excels at both pursuits, and he said, the two, in a way, complement one another.
"Whenever I get home from soccer practice," Colombat said, "I make sure I either practice on the piano or write music no matter what — even if I'm tired and really don't feel like doing anything. It's taught me to be more disciplined and very...