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Payton Fors, Appleton North

FVA Spotlight: Payton Fors, Appleton North Cross Country and Track and Field

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: Payton Fors
 
School: Appleton North
 
Sports: Cross Country, Track and Field
 
Other school clubs/activities: Student Council, National Honor Society, Key Club
 
Parents’ names: Tait and Victoria Fors
 
Siblings’ names: Nolan Fors
 
Favorite aspect of your school: My favorite aspect of Appleton North is its plethora of opportunities to get involved, both inside and outside the walls of our school.  Your voice and passion can surely find an outlet at Appleton North if you seek to do so.
 
If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? The Inspire Night that my cross country team puts on has hands-down been the most rewarding service project I have been involved in. We are paired one-on-one with another member of our community who has special abilities, and spend an evening interacting with them at Badger Sports Park. I have never left a service project more moved or more loved.
 
College or post-high school plans: I plan on attending college and medical school.
 
What is your desired major/career field? I am interested in cognitive neuroscience.
 
What is your favorite class? Calculus
 
Who is your favorite teacher? Mrs. Klunder
 
Favorite youth coach: Coach Annette Jadin
 
What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? Be in the moment.
 
Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I love art museums!
 
Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? I don't really "play" running, but I suppose I enjoy running at our Conference cross country meet in Kaukauna.
 
Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Carisa Weyenberg from Kimberly
 
Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: the inseparable bonds I have formed with my teammates
 
Favorite professional athlete: Emma Coburn
 
What is at the top of your “bucket list?” make it through a winter in Alaska
 
What is your dream job? public speaker
 
Favorite person to follow on Twitter: I do not have a Twitter.
 
A non-athletic talent I have is…: producing puns

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