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Eli Hartjes, Appleton West

FVA Spotlight: Eli Hartjes, Appleton West Basketball

Name: Eli Hartjes

School: Appleton West

Year in School: Senior

Sports: Basketball

Other school clubs/activities: National Honor Society and A-Team

Parents’ names: Karen and Greg

Siblings’ names: Maddy and Owen

Favorite aspect of your school: All the awesome teachers.

If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? The past few years I have helped make soup for the homeless with kids from my church.  This has been rewarding because I know I'm helping people in my community.

What is your favorite class? AP Statistics

Who is your favorite teacher? Mr. Moe

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? Make sure nobody outworks you

Favorite youth coach: My dad

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

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Jay Welson- Hortonville

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Playing in out of state AAU tournaments.

Favorite professional team: Milwaukee Bucks

Favorite professional athlete: DeMar DeRozan

College or post-high school plans: Play basketball at Edgewood College in Madison.

What is your desired major/career field? Business or Education.

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I have grown nine inches in high school.

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

What is your dream job? GM of the Milwaukee Bucks

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: Shane Nelson

When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... Playing video games or watching basketball.

A non-athletic talent I have is…: I make a great frozen pizza.