Name: Karissa Smith
School: Appleton North
Year in School: Senior
Sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Track and Field
Other school clubs/activities: National Honor Society
Parents’ names: Chad and Laurie Smith
Siblings’ names: Thomas, Stephanie, and Tim
Favorite aspect of your school: All the teachers get to know you rather than just being a number in the classroom and you are able to talk to them when you need help
If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? Inspire sports with Lucas Jadin because I realize all the things I have in my life or am able to do. All the things that I am gifted with that others do not have, I am able to assist them in playing sports or having fun with different types of games, when they may have never been able to do that before.
What is your favorite class? Psychology
Who is your favorite teacher? Mr. Shadick
What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? Treat every game like it is your last
Favorite youth coach: Stephanie Smith
Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Appleton West
Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: City Figlinski - Appleton West High School
Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Making it to state for Cross Country and Track
Favorite professional team: Milwaukee Bucks
Favorite professional athlete: Giannis Antetokounmpo
College or post-high school plans: Attend Black Hills State University to study to become a physical therapist and to continue my basketball career.
What is your desired major/career field? Major in Exercise science to become a Physical Therapist
Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I have 2 nieces and 1 nephew!
What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Go to Bora Bora
What is your dream job? Physical Therapy
Favorite person to follow on Social Media: My oldest brother to see all the posts of my nieces and nephew.
When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... Outside shooting
A non-athletic talent I have is…: baking