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Amber Tigert, Oshkosh West

FVA Spotlight: Amber Tigert, Oshkosh West Basketball, Cross Country and Softball

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: Amber Tigert
 
School: Oshkosh West
 
Sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Softball
 
Other school clubs/activities: Diego Rivera National Honor Society, O'Neil National Honor Society, FANS
 
Parents’ names: Jim and Diane Tigert
 
Siblings’ names: Jared and Rachel
 
Favorite aspect of your school: My favorite aspect of my school is how many, and the variety of clubs and activities there are for students to participate in. Another great thing about our school is our fan base, they are very supportive of our athletics.
 
College or post-high school plans: I plan on attending the University of Wisconsin- La Crosse or Eau Claire 
 
What is your desired major/career field? I am undecided as of now, but want to pursue a career involving math.  
 
What is your favorite class? Calculus 
 
Who is your favorite teacher? Mrs. Podvin
 
Favorite youth coach: My dad
 
What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? Never stop believing in your abilities as a player or a person.  
 
Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I am very picky, especially with food  
 
Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Kimberly 
 
Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: beating Kimberly in 11 innings to go to state 
 
Favorite professional team: Green Bay Packers
 
Favorite professional athlete: Jordy Nelson
 
What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Travel to every state
 
What is your dream job? Designing Nike shoes
 
Favorite person to follow on Twitter: I do not use Twitter often 
 
A non-athletic talent I have is…: baking 
 

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