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Rachel Carney, Kimberly

FVA Spotlight: Rachel Carney, Kimberly Softball

Name: Rachel Carney

School: Kimberly

Year in School: Senior

Sports: Softball

Other school clubs/activities: I have been a part of Life Force, Project Unified, Key Club, Link Crew, HOSA and FCA

Parents’ names: Kevin and Lisa Carney

Siblings’ names: Ryan Carney

Favorite aspect of your school: My favorite aspect of school is getting to see my friends everyday and constantly being challenged by my teachers to improve myself and my education.

If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? My favorite and most rewarding community service project would be painting the windows at the Children's Hospital. Seeing the smiles on all of the kids faces when they got to see what we painted made it very rewarding.

What is your favorite class? My favorite class growing up has been math

Who is your favorite teacher? Mrs. Reader

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard.

Favorite youth coach: My dad (Kevin Carney) and John Peerenboom

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

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Sydney Supple, Oshkosh North

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: When we beat Kaukauna in our first regional game last year after losing to them twice in conference

Favorite professional team: Milwaukee Brewers

Favorite professional athlete: Christian Yelich or Blake Martinez

College or post-high school plans: Attend UW-Oshkosh

What is your desired major/career field? Nursing

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I had 5 sport related surgeries in 3 years.

What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Travel to Iceland

What is your dream job? Nurse Practitioner

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: David Dobrik

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

A non-athletic talent I have is…: Baking/Cooking