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Tara Pratt, Appleton West

FVA Spotlight: Tara Pratt, Appleton West Track and Field

Name: Tara Pratt

School: Appleton West

Year in School: Senior

Sports: Track and Field

Other school clubs/activities: National Honors Society, Link Crew, A-Team

Parents’ names: Kenneth and Tracy Chandler

Siblings’ names: Trever Pratt, Turner Sweeting, Amanda Baird

Favorite aspect of your school: Appleton West has so many different clubs that you can join, and if there isn't a club that you are interested in, you can make one.

If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? My favorite had been teaching French in the FLIP program for the past 3 years. It truly is fun to see the kids enjoy learning French, especially when they com back the next year to learn more.

What is your favorite class? AP psychology

Who is your favorite teacher? Ms. Vandehei

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? Just get out there and do it. Stop messing around." Carl Gardner (state 2016)

Favorite youth coach: Chad Bromeisl

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Marin McClowry from Neenah. She keeps me on my toes whenever we compete against each other, and truly is such a sweet person inside and out.

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Winning State and then going out for burgers afterwards

Favorite professional team: Denver Broncos

Favorite professional athlete: Blanka Vlašić

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

What is your desired major/career field? Kinesiology

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I've kept a very detailed journal since I was about 8.

What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Backpack in Europe

What is your dream job? Scuba Diving Instructor

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: @josh_killacky

When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... Binge watching Vampire Diaries

A non-athletic talent I have is…: Playing the viola