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Adam Gusky, Appleton West

FVA Spotlight: Adam Gusky, Appleton West Cross Country and Wrestling

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 Gusky

School: Appleton West

Sports: Cross Country, Wrestling

Other school clubs/activities: Math Team

Parents’ names: Sharon and Rob

Siblings’ names: Sarah, Peter, Jordan

Favorite aspect of your school: My favorite aspect of Appleton West is the fact that all of the teachers treat their students like adults, and they really go above and beyond to help the us. The teachers understand how hectic our lives can be in high school and are always willing to give you extra help when you need it, even if it means they have to change their schedule to do so.

Favorite aspect about being involved in school activities: Making new friends and being part of a team

College or post-high school plans: Attend a four year college

What is your desired major/career field? Biology, physical therapy

What is your favorite class? Calculus B/C

Who is your favorite teacher? Mrs. Schadrie

Favorite book: My calculus textbook

Favorite youth coach: Greg Anderson

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? When you're doing all of the right things, the wins will take care of themselves

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I actually love calculus

Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Kaukauna, because they always bring lots of fans with them

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Jason Toshner from Fond du Lac

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Winning my first (and only) wrestling match during my freshman season.

Favorite professional team: The Packers

Favorite professional athlete: Aaron Rodgers

Favorite person to follow on Twitter: Ramsey Bloy

A non-athletic talent I have is…: Calculus.