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Kimmy Steinert, Oshkosh West

FVA Spotlight: Kimmy Steinert, Oshkosh West Tennis and Track and Field

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: Kimmy Steinert
School: Oshkosh West
Sports: Tennis, Track and Field
Other school clubs/activities: Fans club, the musical, ping-pong club 
Parents’ names: Carol and Bill Steinert
Siblings’ names: Steven and Nate Steinert
Favorite aspect of your school: My favorite aspect of my school is that there is a lot of encouragement to participate in a lot of activities and there are so many different options that everyone can find something that they enjoy. 
College or post-high school plans: I would like to attend college at the University of Wisconsin Madison 
What is your desired major/career field? I would like to go into Medical Research with an emphasis in Genetics.
What is your favorite class? Chemistry
Who is your favorite teacher? Mr.Perzentka
What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? The best advice my coaches have given to me, is to just play my own game, play my best, and enjoy the journey. Playing my own game and using it to the best of my abilities is a very good strategy for success. I have been able to enjoy the sport as well as the competition and find that enjoying every moment of it is really what its all about. 
Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I sing and play piano.
Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Going to state this year was a high point for me, giving me a challenge and something to be proud of.
Favorite professional team: Chelsea FC
Favorite professional athlete: Stan Wawrinka 
What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Skydiving
What is your dream job? Genetecist and Medical Researcher
A non-athletic talent I have is…: Piano