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Marin McClowry, Neenah

FVA Spotlight: Marin McClowry, Neenah Cross Country and Track and Field

Name: Marin McClowry

School: Neenah

Year in School: Senior

Sports: Cross Country, Track and Field

Other school clubs/activities: National Honor Society, Key Club, Best Friends

Parents’ names: Tracy and Jim McClowry

Siblings’ names: Colin, Payton, and Gavin

Favorite aspect of your school: Neenah is so big and diverse, and there's a lot of really different, amazing people that inspire you to be your best.

If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? I've loved being involved in Best Friends, which is a one-on-one mentoring program with elementary school students in Neenah. It's really cool to watch the kids grow as people throughout the year and make positive changes, and know you were a tiny part of that.

What is your favorite class? AP Psychology

Who is your favorite teacher? Mr. Funk

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? "If you cut corners in cross country, you cut corners in life." -Mike Heidke

Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Titan Stadium at UW-Oshkosh

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Tara Pratt from Appleton West. She's a great competitor and pushes me to be my best.

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Qualifying for state in the 4x400 junior year. We knew sectionals was going to be close, but we were running under the lights and for the first time it felt like everything fell into place. It felt so good to experience that with a team.

Favorite professional team: Chicago Cubs

Favorite professional athlete: Allyson Felix

College or post-high school plans: Marquette University for Track and Field

What is your desired major/career field? Speech-Language Pathology

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I don't know how to peel bananas.

What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Right now, winning state :)

What is your dream job? Disney Princess at Disneyland

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: @RunnersandCats

When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... Traveling, even just to Madison or Milwaukee

A non-athletic talent I have is…: Playing the ukulele and petting other people's cats