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Adam Pronschinske, Neenah

FVA Spotlight: Adam Pronschinske, Neenah Basketball

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: Adam Pronschinske

School: Neenah

Sports: Basketball

Other school clubs/activities: Athlete Leadership Council

Parents’ names: Chas and Hiedi

Siblings’ names: Nathan and Chance

Favorite aspect of your school: The overall togetherness and support. Everyone treats each other with respect and tries to get out and support each other in their activities or games that we are all involved in. 

Favorite aspect about being involved in school activities: Being a part of a team and competing. Trying to come together as a team and improve each and every day in order to achieve a common goal.

If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? Our Phase II Meet the Rockets event. I was part of a group that organized for our Special Olympics Basketball team to play a game against some of the staff at our school. We had skill contests, then starting lineups and each kid threw out a t-shirt to the fans, lastly we had the game. There was a great turnout of around 500 people and everyone was cheering them on the whole night. It was amazing.

College or post-high school plans: Undecided.

What is your desired major/career field? Kinesiology

What is your favorite class? Biotech

Who is your favorite teacher? Mrs. Brown

Favorite book: Toughness by Jay Bilas

Favorite youth coach: My dad

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? Coach Bork, Coach Pronschinske (my dad), and Coach Krueger all stress how much more important team success is than individual success. I think that is the best advice I have been given. Do all you can do in your power to make yourself and your teammates better.

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I have been to eight different countries.

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

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Jakob Guenther Oshkosh West

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Going to state last year

Favorite professional team: Milwaukee Bucks

Favorite professional athlete: Giannis Antetokounmpo

Favorite person to follow on Twitter: Adam Shaq Gruett @AGruett32

A non-athletic talent I have is…: Madden