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Bennett Thies, Kimberly

FVA Spotlight: Bennett Thies, Kimberly Basketball and Football

Name: Bennett Thies

School: Kimberly

Year in School: Senior

Sports: Basketball, Football

Parents’ names: Matt and Carla

Siblings’ names: Braeden (15)

Favorite aspect of your school: The great coaches and teachers

If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? Helping out at the "Maker Difference Football Camp" a football camp for kids with special needs was a rewarding experience. It was cool to be able to work with a special needs student, and know that I helped put a smile on his face that day.

What is your favorite class? Senior Foods

Who is your favorite teacher? Mr. Heling

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? You have to work hard even on the days you feel like not working

Favorite youth coach: Mike Verstegen

Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Kaukauna or Oshkosh North

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Danny Vanden Boom (Kimberly)

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: The friends I have made

Favorite professional team: Green Bay Packers

Favorite professional athlete: Giannis Antetokounmpo

College or post-high school plans: 4 year college

What is your desired major/career field? Undecided

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I'll do anything for $5

What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Own a lakehouse

What is your dream job? An owner of a professional sports team

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: Giannis Antetokounmpo

When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... Hanging out with friends or family

A non-athletic talent I have is…: I can cook