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Calista Rochon-Baker, Oshkosh West

FVA Spotlight: Calista Rochon-Baker, Oshkosh West Basketball, Softball, Track and Field and Volleyball

Name: Callista Rochon-Baker

School: Oshkosh West

Year in School: Senior

Sports: Basketball, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball

Other school clubs/activities: Symphony Orchestra, S.A.V.E, Rotary, O'Neil National Honors Society, Forensics, Project West, Special Olympics, D.A.R.E Remodel 

Parents’ names: Torrie Rochon-Luft, Chad Baker, Tom Luft (step-dad)

Siblings’ names: Ryann, Jace, and Allison

Favorite aspect of your school: Student section/support

If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? During the basketball season, our team spends a lot of time with the Special Olympics community. Through this experience, I have not only experienced the joy in working with students with special needs, but have gained a greater appreciation for all the little things that are often taken for granted.

What is your favorite class? English

Who is your favorite teacher? Mrs. Koehler from Carl Traeger

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? Despite what happens on the court, make sure you're proud of the player that walks off of it.

Favorite youth coach: Daniel Muza

Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Oshkosh North

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Katelyn Karch-Kimberly

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Sleepovers/hanging out with the basketball team after games

Favorite professional team: Golden State Warriors

Favorite professional athlete: Stephen Curry

College or post-high school plans: Plan on playing college basketball, and will choose at the end of the season

What is your desired major/career field? Developmental Psychology

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I can say the alphabet backwards really fast

What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Sky-diving

What is your dream job? Developmental Psychology (or anything that involves working with kids)

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: ella.tigert

When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... With my friends, probably eating/making food

A non-athletic talent I have is…: I play the violin