Each week during the 2015-16 school year, 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: Cassidy Welhouse
School: Appleton West
Sports: Soccer, Tennis
Other school clubs/activities: Ski Club, Link Crew, A-Team, Student Council, Gender Equality Club
Parents’ names: Andy and Becky Heldt, Chad and Shelly Welhouse
Siblings’ names: Kyle Welhouse, Hannah and Sophie Beckwith, Matt and Chad Heldt
Favorite aspect of your school: My favorite aspect of my school is it is welcoming to all the students from all different backgrounds.
If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? I went on a mission trip with a church a few years ago. The most rewarding part was being able to give happiness to complete strangers. In the end they gave it right back to me.
College or post-high school plans: Attend University of Minnesota Duluth
What is your desired major/career field? Special Education Teacher
What is your favorite class? Psychology
Who is your favorite teacher? Mrs. Barkovich and Mr. Larsh
Favorite youth coach: Mr. Hartjes and Mr. Dimmer
What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? The mistake you made doesn't matter, it's how you recover from it.
Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I've been hypnotized.
Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Appleton North
Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Miranda Natrop (Hortonville)
Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Going to Italy with my high school band
Favorite professional team: US Women’s National Soccer Team
Favorite professional athlete: Julie Johnston
What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Get married on a soccer field
What is your dream job? To become a teacher
Favorite person to follow on Twitter: Hood Jesus
A non-athletic talent I have is…: Baking brownies