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Sydney Squier, Appleton North

FVA Spotlight: Sydney Squier, Appleton North Basketball, 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: Sydney Squier
 
School: Appleton North
 
Sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Track and Field
 
Other school clubs/activities: Student Council, Band
 
Parents’ names: Julia and Jeff Squier
 
Siblings’ names: Kaitlin and Collin Squier
 
Favorite aspect of your school: Being able to learn and do the sport I love at the same time is my favorite aspect of school.
 
If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? Volunteer at the Fox Valley Humane Society. It is amazing helping many of the animals that are sent there. Most of them have been neglected or abused. It is just very rewarding to know you are helping them. Also, I help with the Inspire Sport Nights. It's inspirational to interact with kids with special needs.
 
College or post-high school plans: I'm only a freshman. I plan on going to college, but I haven't decided where.
 
What is your favorite class? Math
 
Who is your favorite teacher? Mrs. Van Fossen
 
Favorite youth coach: Tim Riebau
 
What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? To just go out and play or run. Don´t worry about the uncontrollables. You do what you need to do.
 
Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I have a passion for books.
 
Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Appleton East High School
 
Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Ally Gietzel, Fond du Lac
 
Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Breaking the 4x400 record with my teammates Iris Hertting, Annaliese Peebles and Alyssa Gruender
 
What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Run the Boston Marathon
 
What is your dream job? Veterinarian
 
Favorite person to follow on Twitter: @karibrekke2 and @Agruender
 
A non-athletic talent I have is…: Playing a musical instrument (flute).

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