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Miranda Zipp, Fond du Lac

FVA Spotlight: Miranda Zipp, Fond du Lac Hockey, 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: Miranda Zipp
School: Fond du Lac
Sports: Hockey, Tennis, Track and Field
Other school clubs/activities: National Honor Society, Ignition Mentoring, Student Ambassador, Prom Committee
Parents’ names: John and Amy Zipp
Siblings’ names: Madi and Maike Zipp
Favorite aspect of your school: Fond du Lac High school offers a wide range of opportunities. There are many different class that are offered.  I can choose from Glass and Metals to Project Lead the Way.   Fondy also has a wide variety of clubs and sporting events that students can participate in.  There is defiantly something for everyone at Fond du Lac High School.  
If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? I was part of Youth Skate program for our local Ice Rink.  I helped young skaters learn how to skate.  I enjoyed being part of this because of the many years I put into hockey and I enjoyed the fun I had with the kids.  
College or post-high school plans: I am planning on going to UW- Eau Claire.
What is your desired major/career field? I have declared nursing as my major.  I have an interest in the medical field and I feel nursing will allow me to explore the many different areas of study in this wide field.  
What is your favorite class? anything science
Who is your favorite teacher? Mrs. Joslin
Favorite youth coach: Mr. Dan Bauer
What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? Coach Bauer always told me to skate to open ice and be predictable to your teammates. 
Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: that I enjoy antiquing 
Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Appleton Family Ice Arena
Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Abby Cardew--Fox Cities Stars
Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: winning the youth hockey Baraboo tournament consecutive years in a row
Favorite professional team: Chicago Blackhawks
Favorite professional athlete: Jonathan Toews
What is at the top of your “bucket list?” to travel the world
What is your dream job? photographer
Favorite person to follow on Twitter: I'd Rather Be (it’s not really a person)
A non-athletic talent I have is…: photography