Name: Joe Vils
School: Oshkosh West
Sports: Basketball, Football, Track and Field
Other school clubs/activities: Fans Leader
Parents’ names: Jim and Mary
Siblings’ names: Jerrod and Katie
Favorite aspect of your school: We have the best fans ever. They are always at sporting events and cheering as loud as possible.
If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? Working with special education students at Oshkosh West has been very rewarding. One activity we do is take them to the Appleton mall for Christmas shopping every year. This make me realize how fortunate I am to be able to play sports and even everyday activities.
College or post-high school plans: Attending UW-Oshkosh and compete on the track & field team.
What is your desired major/career field? Engineering Technology-Mechanical Engineering
What is your favorite class? Physics
Who is your favorite teacher? Mr. Roberts
Favorite youth coach: Coach Whittaker
What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? Winners never quit and quitters never win.
Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I can ride a 5 foot unicycle and shoot baskets at the same time.
Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Neenah
Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Hanging out with all my buddies and telling jokes.
Favorite professional team: Green Bay Packers
Favorite professional athlete: Steph Curry
What is at the top of your “bucket list?” To go skydiving
What is your dream job? To be an inventor
Favorite person to follow on Twitter: @DefinitelyCamba
A non-athletic talent I have is…: I'm a good cook