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Nick Wiegert, Kaukauna

FVA Spotlight: Nick Wiegert, Kaukauna Cross Country/Track and Field

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: Nick Wiegert

School: Kaukauna

Sports: Cross Country, Track and Field

Other school clubs/activities: Engineering club

Parents’ names: Dave and Sara Wiegert

Siblings’ names: Bryce and Shane Wiegert

Favorite aspect of your school: The favorite aspect of my school would be the tech ed department.

Favorite aspect about being involved in school activities: That I can challenge myself to be the best athlete that I can.

If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? I have gone on a mission trip to Springfield, Kentucky and that was the most rewarding because it created me to see things from different perspective.

College or post-high school plans: I plan to attend UW-Fox Valley, continue to work at Team Industries for two years and then transfer to UW Platteville to get my degree in Industrial Engineering.

What is your desired major/career field? Industrial Engineering

What is your favorite class? Youth Apprenticeship 

Who is your favorite teacher? Mr. Lawrence

Favorite book: The Hunger Games

Favorite youth coach: Mr. Vandehey

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? To always strive to be the best possible person you can be both as an athlete and as a compassionate person.

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: That I am an engineer at Team Industries through the Youth Apprenticeship Program. 

Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Kimberly

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Running my last Cross Country race.

Favorite professional team: New Englad Patriots 

Favorite professional athlete: Tom Brady

Favorite person to follow on Twitter: Don't have Twitter

A non-athletic talent I have is…: I am a Engineer