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: Desiree Flouro
School: Oshkosh West
Sports: Gymnastics, Track and Field
Other school clubs/activities: O'Neil National Honor Society, Kemp National Honor Society, Diego Rivera National Honor Society, BIONICS, Project West
Parents’ names: Douglas and Diane Flouro
Siblings’ names: Danielle and Deidra Flouro
Favorite aspect of your school: All the different classes available to students and the teachers wanting each student to succeed.
Favorite aspect about being involved in school activities: Opportunity to meet new people and the friendships I have made through participating in school activities and athletics.
College or post-high school plans: I plan to attend the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities or UW Madsion.
What is your desired major/career field? Bio-medical engineering or chemical engineering.
What is your favorite class? UW Biology
Who is your favorite teacher? Mrs. Podvin
Favorite youth coach: Mikal Ramadan
What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? Always remember to have fun!
Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I personally meet Brett Farve when I was 8 years old at a packer charity softball game.
Favorite place to compete on the road? Manitowoc
Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Making it to individual state with Theresa Richards.
Favorite professional team: Green Bay Packers
Favorite professional athlete: Aaron Rodgers and Jordy Nelson
Favorite person to follow on Twitter: Not sure
A non-athletic talent I have is…: Baking