Each week during the 2014-15 year beginning in late October, 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: Liam Mahoney
School: Appleton North
Sports: Basketball, Volleyball
Other school clubs/activities: Link Crew, National Honor Society, League of Leaders
Parents’ names: Matt and Nancy
Siblings’ names: Matthew
Favorite aspect of your school: The people that make up our school, both staff and student body. There are a lot of genuine people that make North a great place to be at.
Favorite aspect about being involved in school activities: Being able to give back to the school that has given so much to me.
If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? The Miracle League of the Fox Cities. I've been able to create a great relationship with my buddy over the past three years and I have created many memories and learned many things that I will never forget.
College or post-high school plans: Continue my education
What is your desired major/career field? Undecided
What is your favorite class? Psychology
Who is your favorite teacher? Mr. Ropella
Favorite book: Harry Potter Series
Favorite youth coach: Don Garvey
What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? It's just a game
Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I own a fish tank
Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Appleton East
Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Carter Belling (Kaukauna)
Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Beating Kaukauna to go to state this year
Favorite professional team: Green Bay Packers
Favorite professional athlete: Too many to pick just one
Favorite person to follow on Twitter: Jack Harvath
A non-athletic talent I have is…: The ability to talk to people of all ages and engage them in a conversation while making them feel heard