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Ben Vallafskey, Appleton West

FVA Spotlight: Ben Vallafskey, Appleton West Football

Name: Ben Vallafskey

School: Appleton West

Year in School: Senior

Sports: Football

Other school clubs/activities: Bipoc vice president

Parents’ names: Teresa Vallafskey

Siblings’ names: Adaya Vallafskey

Favorite aspect of your school: The diversity and opportunities to learn about people from all different backgrounds.

If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? Helping out at the miracle league at Plamann Park because it was a blessing to be able to help everyone have a great time and score lots of touchdowns.

What is your favorite class? History Mysteries with Mr B!

Who is your favorite teacher? Mr. Babcock

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? Control what you can control

Favorite youth coach: Coach Lamers or Coach Paltzer

Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Appleton East because it’s a short trip.

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Too many to pick a favorite

Favorite professional team: Chicago Bulls

Favorite professional athlete: Deebo Samuel

College or post-high school plans: Go on and play college football

What is your desired major/career field? Business

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: My mom is faster than me

What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Dinner with Jay Z

What is your dream job? NFL

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: Hoodville

When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... With my friends hanging out at the house

A non-athletic talent I have is…: Counting money