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Cormac Sammons, Oshkosh North

FVA Spotlight: Cormac Sammons, Oshkosh North Baseball, Football and Swimming and Diving

Name: Cormac Sammons 

School: Oshkosh North

Year in School: Senior

Sports: Baseball, Football, Swimming and Diving

Other school clubs/activities: Super Fans, Communities Program, Link Crew, Adaptive PE Mentor, and National Honor Society 

Parents’ names: Jill and Wade Sammons 

Siblings’ names: Nora Sammons 

Favorite aspect of your school: My favorite aspect of Oshkosh North is being able to start my day off with a bunch of my friends in strength & conditioning class. I especially enjoy playing pick up basketball on "free-day Friday". 

If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? The most rewarding community service project I have been a part of is the IDMS (Intellectual Disabilities, Moderate to Severe) program's Valentines Day dance. It is so rewarding to give students with disabilities the experience of a high school dance. I remember all of the smiles from ear to ear and the excitement of the students as they busted out their favorite dance moves!

What is your favorite class? Adaptive P.E. 

Who is your favorite teacher? Mr. Zemke 

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

Favorite youth coach: My Dad 

Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Oshkosh West 

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Parker Fontaine - Oshkosh West 

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: My favorite memory is beating Oshkosh West in football for my Senior Homecoming game. 

Favorite professional team: Chicago Bears 

Favorite professional athlete: J.J. Watt

College or post-high school plans: I will be attending UW-Platteville where I plan to major in Civil Engineering and continue my athletic career on the football team. 

What is your desired major/career field? Civil Engineering 

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I tried two new sports in high school (Swimming & Wrestling)

What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Big game backpack hunting out west

What is your dream job? Being an NFL player

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: Hasbulla Magomedov

When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... Hanging out with friends and family at my cabin

A non-athletic talent I have is…: Making people laugh