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Ryan Allen, Kaukauna

FVA Spotlight: Ryan Allen, Kaukauna Volleyball

Each week during the 2015-16 school year, 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: Ryan Allen
 
School: Kaukauna
 
Sports: Volleyball
 
Other school clubs/activities: National Honor Society, Key Club, Ignition, Harmonia
 
Parents’ names: Karen & Dave Allen
 
Siblings’ names: Brooke Allen
 
Favorite aspect of your school: My favorite aspect of my school is the Kaukauna Krazies. The student body is amazing at supporting our teams and school in everything that we do.
 
If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? I volunteer at YARC meetings, which are gatherings and meetings for people with mental disabilities. It was very rewarding to work with these people and get to know them through these meetings. 
 
College or post-high school plans: I plan on attending a four-year university next fall, hopefully  the University of Wisconsin- Madison.
 
What is your desired major/career field? I plan on studying pharmacy in college.
 
What is your favorite class? Science
 
Who is your favorite teacher? Mrs. O'Brien
 
Favorite youth coach: Coach Tom Belling
 
What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? Always push yourself to achieve greatness. 
 
Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: That I love to sing and that I am almost constantly singing. 
 
Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Appleton North because the environment is always amazing and super fun. 
 
Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Attending the state volleyball tournament my sophomore year. 
 
Favorite professional team: Green Bay Packers 
 
Favorite professional athlete: Aaron Rodgers
 
What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Travel the world with my friends
 
What is your dream job? Phamacist
 
Favorite person to follow on Twitter: Any of my friends because they are all hilarious.
 
A non-athletic talent I have is…: Binge-watching any show on Netflix. 

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