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Alaysia Rusch, Appleton West

FVA Spotlight: Alaysia Rusch, Appleton West Basketball

Name: Alaysia Rusch

School: Appleton West

Year in School: Senior

Sports: Basketball

Other school clubs/activities: National Honors Society, SLP

Parents’ names: Kari Rusch

Siblings’ names: Kaleb Rusch

Favorite aspect of your school: The diversity

If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? I think the most rewarding was serving at the Salvation Army because I got to hear the stories of the people that I share a community with and build genuine relationships with them.

What is your favorite class? Sociology

Who is your favorite teacher? Mrs. Gorges

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? To have confidence in myself and trust the work I put in

Favorite youth coach: I don´t have a favorite, they all have impacted my basketball career in different ways

Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Appleton East

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Emily La Chapell (Appleton East)

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: All the pre-game and post-game traditions and adventures

Favorite professional team: Milwaukee Bucks

Favorite professional athlete: Kobe Bryant

College or post-high school plans: To play basketball at Crown College and possibly overseas after.

What is your desired major/career field? Business/Marketing

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I don´t like milk chocolate

What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Travel the world

What is your dream job? International business/brand owner

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: My friends

When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... In the gym, shopping, or with friends

A non-athletic talent I have is…: Cake decorating