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Elijah Geffers, Oshkosh West

FVA Spotlight: Elijah Geffers, Oshkosh West Cross Country, Track and Field and Wrestling

Name: Elijah Geffers

School: Oshkosh West

Year in School: Senior

Sports: Cross Country, Track and Field, Wrestling

Other school clubs/activities: O'Neil National Honor Society

Parents’ names: Matthew Geffers (Dad), Mary Geffers (Mom)

Siblings’ names: Samuel Geffers, Jonah Geffers, Eve Geffers

Favorite aspect of your school: How accommodating the teachers are to students' individual needs.

If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? Volunteering to run the carnival games at my church's summer picnic. I love the atmosphere, the food, and the community coming together.

What is your favorite class? Engineering

Who is your favorite teacher? Mr. Landgraf

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? Stay relaxed -Coach Ryf

Favorite youth coach: Larry Carlin

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

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Michael Gilligan, Appleton North

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: The Amazing Race during cross country season

Favorite professional team: Green Bay Packers

Favorite professional athlete: Derrick Henry

College or post-high school plans: Pursuing my studies at UW Madison

What is your desired major/career field? Electrical Engineering

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I work as a bartender during the summer

What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Swimming in the ocean for the first time

What is your dream job? An electrical engineer with a pilot's license 

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: Polo G

When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... At the YMCA

A non-athletic talent I have is…: Being able to unicycle