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Scott Swanlund, Oshkosh North

FVA Spotlight: Scott Swanlund, Oshkosh North Soccer, Swimming and Diving and Track and Field

Name: Scott Swanlund 

School: Oshkosh North

Year in School: Senior

Sports: Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Track and Field

Parents’ names: Eric and Lori Swanlund 

Siblings’ names: Courtney, Tyler, and Sophie Swanlund 

Favorite aspect of your school: Teachers and peers are always supportive and want you to be the best you can be. 

If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? One project I partnered with the Oshkosh Fire Department in a Toy and Food Drive. In this project, my role was to get the word out about donating toys, food, or cash donations to the Oshkosh Fire Department. Then, all those donated items went out to families who were less fortunate during the holiday season. The feeling that I helped make people's holiday season happy is such a rewarding feeling. 

What is your favorite class? Communities 

Who is your favorite teacher? Mr. Leib 

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? Just keep working hard. When you're determined to accomplish something, it will happen as long as you work hard and keep a positive attitude. 

Favorite youth coach: Todd Schmitz 

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

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Zach Janotha- Oshkosh West 

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Qualifying for state in track my sophomore year. 

Favorite professional team: Green Bay Packers 

Favorite professional athlete: Aaron Rodgers 

College or post-high school plans: I plan to attend UW- Madison or UW- La Crosse 

What is your desired major/career field? Biology 

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I really enjoy the outdoors and country music is my favorite music genre. 

What is at the top of your “bucket list?” I want to travel to Hawaii to surf and go on a whale tour. 

What is your dream job? Radiologist 

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: Giannis Antetokounmpo 

When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... Out boating or doing something water related. 

A non-athletic talent I have is…: My memory- I can memorize numbers, dates, and events in my head.