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: Megan Buechel
School: Fond du Lac
Sports: Cross Country, Track and Field
Other school clubs/activities: Key Club, Math Team, Ignition Mentoring, NHS
Parents’ names: Joseph and Mary Buechel
Siblings’ names: Jason, Jenny, Nick and Danny
Favorite aspect of your school: I like that our school has a large variety of clubs and activities along with sports to be involved in.
Favorite aspect about being involved in school activities: I love meeting so many new people, and becoming really close friends with the whole team.
If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? The most rewarding community service project I have done is helping with The Arc's Birthday Bingo. All the people I have been able to help have taught me how to be grateful for the smallest things in life, and that being the helper can be just as rewarding as being helped.
College or post-high school plans: I am going to be attending the University of Wisconsin Madison this fall.
What is your desired major/career field? I am not sure on my major, however I am looking into something dealing with math or science.
What is your favorite class? Calculus
Who is your favorite teacher? Mr. Jansen
What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? To have fun when I run and go with how I feel rather than thinking too much about it.
Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: Goats are my favorite animal!
Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Kaukauna
Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: All of the adventures my running buddy Annie and I have every day.
Favorite professional team: Milwaukee Brewers
Favorite professional athlete: Steve Prefontaine
Favorite person to follow on Twitter: I don't have a twitter
A non-athletic talent I have is…: I'm a varsity Mathlete