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Olivia VanZeeland, Kaukauna

FVA Spotlight: Olivia VanZeeland, Kaukauna Track and Field and Volleyball

Name: Olivia VanZeeland

School: Kaukauna

Year in School: Senior

Sports: Track and Field, Volleyball

Other school clubs/activities: National Honor Society, Key Club, and Ghost Crew 

Parents’ names: Heidi and Kevin VanZeeland 

Siblings’ names: Jacob VanZeeland 

Favorite aspect of your school: I love the support the students show for the numerous sports and activities we have through school 

If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? My Mission Trip to Dallas, Texas through my church group has been the most rewarding service project because it was through the support of our own community that we were able to make the trip possible, and we gained many new experiences through our work in the new environment. 

What is your favorite class? Human Anatomy and Physiology 

Who is your favorite teacher? Mr. Frost 

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? Your potential is limitless as long as you continue to put in the effort to improve. 

Favorite youth coach: Bill Leon 

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

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Grace Gilkay- Appleton East 

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: going out to eat with friends or teammates after sporting events, especially at Culvers

Favorite professional team: Milwaukee Bucks 

Favorite professional athlete: Yuliia Levchenko 

College or post-high school plans: Attending a four year university in pursuit of a post-secondary education and continuing my athletic career in track at the college level  

What is your desired major/career field? Medical Field- Biomedical Science 

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I only ever started to high jump because I wanted to be a pole vaulter; however, that was not offered in middle school and this seemed like the next best thing 

What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Traveling the world, specifically visiting Hawaii 

What is your dream job? Physical Therapy 

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: Anna Archer 

When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... hanging out with my friends 

A non-athletic talent I have is…: being able to write a quality essay in 30 minutes