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Kylie Olson, Appleton West

FVA Spotlight: Kylie Olson, Appleton West Tennis and Track and Field

Name: Kylie Olson 

School: Appleton West

Year in School: Junior

Sports: Tennis, Track and Field

Other school clubs/activities: HOSA, Key Club, Patterns of Stardust, Running Club, & Young Americans 

Parents’ names: Kerry Laurin & Erik Olson

Siblings’ names: Wyatt Olson & Cody Laurin 

Favorite aspect of your school: Discovering new friendships and finding more things that I may have in common with others

If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? Working with children at the learning center, because I feel that how you act with all other people and kids with make an impact on them, especially if they're going through any traumatic experiences

What is your favorite class? Anatomy and Physiology or Child Development

Who is your favorite teacher? Mrs. Sorensen 

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? To keep my body relaxed while running and stride my legs far out in front of me

Favorite youth coach: Brian Dimmer 

Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Neenah High School 

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Kerry Flood, Appleton North

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: During track freshman year was the bonds we all created as a distance team and the unforgettable laughs we all shared

Favorite professional team: Milwaukee Brewers 

Favorite professional athlete: Jim Welmsley, Sidney Crosby & Jesus Aguilar  

College or post-high school plans: Attending Fox Valley Technical College to join their nursing program

What is your desired major/career field? To work as an ICU Nurse in Emergency Care at ether a Hospital or Clinic

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: that I have a huge appetite and my biggest pet peeve is when people don't finish their food or take leftovers

What is at the top of your “bucket list?” To run a marathon in every state of the US

What is your dream job? My dream job is to work with Trauma patients in Immediate Care

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: Race course videos and Photography posts on beautiful places that can be found in the world

When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... Watching a movie with friends or family and going out to eat with them

A non-athletic talent I have is…: Talking nonstop for any amount of given time