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FVA Student-Athlete Spotlight

FVA Spotlight: Emily Nelson, Hortonville Basketball, Softball and Volleyball

Name: Emily Nelson

School: Hortonville

Year in School: Junior

Sports: Basketball, Softball, Volleyball

Other school clubs/activities: SWAP, NHS, FCA, Student Council, Spirit Club

Parents’ names: Scott and Denise Nelson

Siblings’ names: Colton and Adam

Favorite aspect of your school: The close-knit community where everyone knows and supports each other

If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? Serving coffee and snacks to the congregation at church on Sunday mornings because I get to meet and greet new people and talk to the little kids.

What is your favorite class? English

Who is your favorite teacher? Mr. Ehlke

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? Embrace the fight and play with joy

Favorite youth coach: Bill Neuman

Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Neenah

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Calista Rochon Baker-Oshkosh West

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Winning the sectional championship to go to state last year.

Favorite professional team: Green Bay Packers

Favorite professional athlete: Jordy Nelson

College or post-high school plans: Attend a four year university

What is your desired major/career field? Business/Marketing

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I am obsessed with Lucky Charms

What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Ride on the tallest roller coaster in the world

What is your dream job? Travel Photographer

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: Shay Frederick

When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... Doing my homework

A non-athletic talent I have is…: Doing a headstand for a really long time

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