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Taylor Borchers, Appleton North

FVA Spotlight: Taylor Borchers, Appleton North Baseball

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: Taylor Borchers
School: Appleton North
Sports: Baseball
Other school clubs/activities: League of Leaders
Parents’ names: Shari Borchers, Eric Borchers
Siblings’ names: Dustin, Alric, Chris, Sydney
Favorite aspect of your school: I love having a good bond with my teachers, it helps you communicate one on one with them if you are having any problems in or out of the classroom
College or post-high school plans: I will be attending Gonzaga University to further my education and continue playing baseball.
What is your desired major/career field? Elementary Education.
What is your favorite class? History
Who is your favorite teacher? Elizabeth Platten 
Favorite youth coach: Mike Barela 
What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? Baseball is a game of failure. Players in the big leagues fail 7/10 times and are considered some of the best in the game. 
Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I was born and raised in Southern California for 12 years. I moved here a couple months before high school began. 
Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Appleton West 
Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Ben Carew (Kimberly)
Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: 2014 Conference Champions 
Favorite professional team: Los Angeles Angels 
Favorite professional athlete: Mike Trout
What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Visit every single MLB stadium
What is your dream job? Major League Baseball player
Favorite person to follow on Twitter: SportsCenter
A non-athletic talent I have is…: Video Games