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Paige Gorst, Oshkosh North

FVA Spotlight: Paige Gorst, Oshkosh North Swimming and Diving 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: Paige Gorst
 
School: Oshkosh North
 
Sports: Swimming and Diving, Track and Field
 
Other school clubs/activities: Polaris National Honor Society, Hispanic National Honor Society, Student Council, Rotary Interact, Key Club
 
Parents’ names: Craig and Teresa
 
Siblings’ names: Ashely
 
Favorite aspect of your school: I love the positive environment and energy between students and teachers both in the hallways and in the classroom. 
 
If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? Volunteering at the Day By Day Warming Shelter has been a really rewarding experience and opened my eyes. I've seen how small acts can really make a difference in someone's life. 
 
College or post-high school plans: Attend the University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
What is your desired major/career field? Neuroscience or Biomedical Engineering
 
What is your favorite class? Anatomy and Physiology
 
Who is your favorite teacher? Mr. Bolda
 
Favorite youth coach: Tracy Gilles
 
What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? You first need to have confidence in yourself and know you have worked hard to get to where you are. 
 
Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I really enjoy watching musicals and plays. 
 
Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Neenah
 
Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Team bonding activities and experiencing state in La Crosse with my teammates. 
 
Favorite professional team: Milwaukee Brewers
 
Favorite professional athlete: Gabby Douglas
 
What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Travel the world
 
What is your dream job? Work with animals in Hawaii
 
Favorite person to follow on Twitter: Travel Vibes account
 
A non-athletic talent I have is…: Organization
 

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