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Grace Buchanan, Kimberly

FVA Spotlight: Grace Buchanan, Kimberly Cross Country and Track and Field

Name: Grace Buchanan

School: Kimberly

Year in School: Senior

Sports: Cross Country, Track and Field

Parents’ names: Heather and Brad Buchanan

Siblings’ names: Jake, Abby, and Ryan Buchanan

Favorite aspect of your school: All the different opportunities Kimberly has to offer

What is your favorite class? AP Psychology

Who is your favorite teacher? Mrs. Schaefer

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? Run fast, take chances

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: My favorite athlete to run against is my teammate, Maya Van Thiel because she pushes me to become a better runner.

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Seeing Coach G at the last 400 meters of every Cross Country Race

Favorite professional team: Los Angeles Clippers

Favorite professional athlete: Blake Griffin

College or post-high school plans: Fox Valley Technical College

What is your desired major/career field? Dental Hygiene

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I earned a letter in band

What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Run a Marathon

What is your dream job? Dental Hygienist

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: Taylor Swift

When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... with my friends and family

A non-athletic talent I have is…: playing the flute