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Grace Gilkay, Appleton East

FVA Spotlight: Grace Gilkay, Appleton East Track and Field and Volleyball

Name: Grace Gilkay

School: Appleton East

Year in School: Senior

Sports: Track and Field, Volleyball

Other school clubs/activities: NHS, Mindset Mastery, volunteering

Parents’ names: Julie and Gary Gilkay

Siblings’ names: Ben and Lucas

Favorite aspect of your school: The people I have met in the past years. 

If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? Organizing a powderpuff game as a fundraiser for Feeding America. 

What is your favorite class? Social Problems

Who is your favorite teacher? Max Herrmann

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? Do it for your teammates, not for yourself. 

Favorite youth coach: My dad

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

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Olivia Van Zeeland from Kaukauna 

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Team bonding at Allison's house. 

Favorite professional team: Green Bay Packers

Favorite professional athlete: Jaire Alexander 

College or post-high school plans: Attend a four year college. 

What is your desired major/career field? Occupational Therapy

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I share the same birthday with my dad. 

What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Take a road trip with friends during summer. 

What is your dream job? To be an FBI agent. 

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: Kevin Hart

When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... Hanging out my friends, or with my little cousins. 

A non-athletic talent I have is…: I'm a dog whisperer.