Each week during the 2014-15 year beginning in late October, the Fox Valley Association will feature two student-athletes (one male and one female) from one of its 10 schools for a "Student-Athlete Spotlight" Q & A segment. The segments will be posted every Tuesday and Thursday and individuals are selected by the school.
Name: Nick Bauer
School: Oshkosh North
Sports: Basketball, Football, Golf
Other school clubs/activities: Polaris National Honor Society, Hispanic National Honor Society, Student Council, and Rotary Interact
Parents’ names: Paul and Kim Bauer
Siblings’ names: Emily Bauer
Favorite aspect of your school: What I like best about Oshkosh North is the learning environment created by our principal and teachers. They truly care about the success of the Oshkosh North students.
Favorite aspect about being involved in school activities: My favorite aspect about being involved in school activities is the opportunity it provides to meet new people, and the friendships I've made through my participation in athletics and clubs.
If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? The most rewarding community service project I have been involved in was the Salvation Army Christmas gift and food collection facilitated by the Oshkosh Police and Fire Departments. This was a rewarding experience because the atmosphere was full of joy and excitement, and I saw how this project positively impacted our community. The true meaning of Christmas was demonstrated through this service project.
College or post-high school plans: Attend the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
What is your desired major/career field? I plan on majoring in Business Administration.
What is your favorite class? Strength and Conditioning
Who is your favorite teacher? Mr. Rick Leib
Favorite book: James Patterson novels
Favorite youth coach: Paul Bauer
What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? Coach Kujuwa, my football coach, instilled in me the attitude of work hard and you will get what you deserve.
Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I participated in over 36 school and community service projects over the last 3 years.
Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Oshkosh West
Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Mitchell Wittmann
Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: The experience of going to State three times and playing at the Kohl Center and Camp Randall.
Favorite professional team: Green Bay Packers
Favorite professional athlete: Angel Cabrera
Favorite person to follow on Twitter: Wisconsin Basketball
A non-athletic talent I have is…: Public Speaking