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Ben Isom, Appleton North

FVA Spotlight: Ben Isom, Appleton North Baseball, Basketball and Football

Name: Ben Isom

School: Appleton North

Year in School: Senior

Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Football

Other school clubs/activities: Legion baseball 

Parents’ names: Barbara and Kent

Siblings’ names: Cady Isom

Favorite aspect of your school: The teachers are passionate about their subjects

If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? Helping with inspire sports and working with the young adults. Makes me very happy to work with them.

What is your favorite class? AP Calculus BC

Who is your favorite teacher? Mrs. Brusda 

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? You never need to do something that is not you. Stay true to yourself and be yourself.

Favorite youth coach: Kyle Roy, youth football coach

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

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Xzavion Mitchell, Oshkosh North

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Returning a dropped snap on a punt for a 79 yard touchdown against Fond du Lac on homecoming night game.

Favorite professional team: Chicago Bears 

Favorite professional athlete: Justin Fields 

College or post-high school plans: Undecided college but going to college 

What is your desired major/career field? Computer science specialist in artificial intelligence 

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I can do a double backflip on a trampoline along with multiple other kinds of flips

What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Travel to Fiji or Bora Bora 

What is your dream job? Anything developing artificial intelligence to help people in need 

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: Pat McAfee

When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... Working on fixing a computer I found in a junk yard and selling it  

A non-athletic talent I have is…: Very good with mental math (I can almost see it in my head)