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Rachel Resch, Neenah

FVA Spotlight: Rachel Resch, Neenah Basketball and Swimming and Diving

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: Rachel Resch

School: Neenah

Sports: Basketball, Swimming and Diving

Parents’ names: Chris and Kari Resch

Siblings’ names: Madi and Jake Resch

Favorite aspect of your school: The school spirit and involvement we have. The school spirit is what makes school, sports, and other activities fun! Neenah has a very supportive staff and that's what makes our school special. 

If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? Our captains council put on an event called "Phase II." It was a Special Olympics basketball game against out very own staff. It was treated like a regular boys' basketball game in the Ron Einerson Field House at 7:00. It was so amazing seeing all of the students and the community cheer on the team. I will never forget that night because the kids loved it so much!.

Favorite aspect about being involved in school activities: The people you meet through school activities become your closest and best friends that you'll have your whole life. It's truly amazing how many people you'll meet through school activities. 

College or post-high school plans: Undecided where but I want to swim in college.

What is your desired major/career field? Physical Therapy

What is your favorite class? Science

Who is your favorite teacher? Ms. Underhill

Favorite book: Fault in Our Stars

Favorite youth coach: My dad

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? “Enjoy the Moment.”

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I got my black belt in karate when I was 8.

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

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Claire Riebau, Appleton North

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Phase II.

Favorite professional team: Green Bay Packers

Favorite professional athlete: Aaron Rodgers

Favorite person to follow on Twitter: Coach K

A non-athletic talent I have is…: I can play the piano

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