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: Connor Arneson
School: Oshkosh West
Sports: Basketball, Football, Track and Field
Other school clubs/activities: Vice President of Student Government, President of Kemp National Honor Society, Officer of O'Neil National Honor Society, member of project west, DARE, BIONICS
Parents’ names: Ken and Bobbi Arneson
Siblings’ names: Alissa Arneson
Favorite aspect of your school: The new school spirit and sense of pride that has swept over the school this year, specifically from our awesome student section!
Favorite aspect about being involved in school activities: All the friendships and memories I've made from participating in different school activities.
College or post-high school plans: I plan on attending UW Whitewater next year, majoring in something in the business field. I also plan on running track there.
What is your desired major/career field? I plan on major in something in the business field (still undecided) and pursuing a career in the business field.
What is your favorite class? UW Chemistry
Who is your favorite teacher? Mr. Gremminger
Favorite youth coach: Coach Roberts
What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? "Hard work beats talent, when talent fails to work hard"
Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I still inspire to be a Pokémon Master one day
Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Kimberly High School - They have tremendous fan support and the atmosphere is always awesome
Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: State Track my freshman year
Favorite professional team: Green Bay Packers
Favorite professional athlete: Jordy Nelson
Favorite person to follow on Twitter: @SportsCenter - They give me all my sporting updates
A non-athletic talent I have is…: Public Speaking