State tennis tournament: Moore's Mihail Nasteski hoping to play for Oklahoma State

Mihail “Miki” Nasteski hasn't been here long, but the Moore senior has already set a goal similar to that of many many lifelong Oklahomans. He wants to play his sport at Oklahoma State.
BY JASON KERSEY Published: May 10, 2012
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— Mihail “Miki” Nasteski hasn't been here long, but the Moore tennis senior has already set a goal similar to that of many many lifelong Oklahomans.

He wants to play his sport at Oklahoma State.

“I really want to go to OSU,” Nasteski said.

Nasteski came to the United States from Macedonia, his native land, as an exchange student last summer.

He's been studying English since he was a second-grader back home, but had never been to America before he moved in with Moore's Gordon and Dawn Scott.

“I came here for better education,” he said. “The education in my country is not bad, but here it is a lot better and there are more opportunities.”

Which is why he wants to stay in the states after he graduates from Moore High on May 24. Tennis just might be his ticket.

“My dad is a big fan of America,” Nasteski said. “He's just amazed with how big things are here.

“My parents want me to stay here because they want me to make it here. I would like to stay and live here.”

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