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Claire Van Beek, Hortonville

FVA Spotlight: Claire Van Beek, Hortonville Basketball, Cross Country and Track and Field

Name: Claire Van Beek

School: Hortonville

Year in School: Senior

Sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Track and Field

Other school clubs/activities: National Honor Society, Student Council, and Math Club

Parents’ names: Bob and Patty

Siblings’ names: Peter

Favorite aspect of your school: Student based school, if you have any issues about something you can talk to any adult and they are willing to help.

If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? Helping out with the Hortonville girls basketball camp because all the girls look up to the high schoolers and I loved helping them grow in their basketball skills. 

What is your favorite class? Math

Who is your favorite teacher? Mrs. Delain

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? have a short memory, never dwell on a bad play or a bad race

Favorite youth coach: Bill Nueman

Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Neenah

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Callie Pohlman

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Making lots of new people that I will be friends with for life

Favorite professional team: Milwaukee Bucks

Favorite professional athlete: Jordy Nelson

College or post-high school plans: Go to a four year college but still undecided on where

What is your desired major/career field? Education or business

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I'm a bean bag toss prodigy

What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Skydiving

What is your dream job? Working for Google

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: Latasha Neumann

When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... At my cottage in Three Lakes

A non-athletic talent I have is…: touching my nose with my tongue