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Amber Tigert, Oshkosh West

FVA Spotlight: Amber Tigert, Oshkosh West Basketball, Cross Country and Softball

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: Amber Tigert
School: Oshkosh West
Sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Softball
Other school clubs/activities: Diego Rivera National Honor Society, O'Neil National Honor Society, FANS
Parents’ names: Jim and Diane Tigert
Siblings’ names: Jared and Rachel
Favorite aspect of your school: My favorite aspect of my school is how many, and the variety of clubs and activities there are for students to participate in. Another great thing about our school is our fan base, they are very supportive of our athletics.
College or post-high school plans: I plan on attending the University of Wisconsin- La Crosse or Eau Claire 
What is your desired major/career field? I am undecided as of now, but want to pursue a career involving math.  
What is your favorite class? Calculus 
Who is your favorite teacher? Mrs. Podvin
Favorite youth coach: My dad
What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? Never stop believing in your abilities as a player or a person.  
Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I am very picky, especially with food  
Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Kimberly 
Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: beating Kimberly in 11 innings to go to state 
Favorite professional team: Green Bay Packers
Favorite professional athlete: Jordy Nelson
What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Travel to every state
What is your dream job? Designing Nike shoes
Favorite person to follow on Twitter: I do not use Twitter often 
A non-athletic talent I have is…: baking