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Makayla Durango, Appleton West

FVA Spotlight: Makayla Durango, Appleton West Track and Field

Name: Makayla Durango

School: Appleton West

Year in School: Senior

Sports: Track and Field

Parents’ names: Terra Durango

Siblings’ names: Andrew Durango

Favorite aspect of your school: I love how welcoming everyone is at West. And how we involve local places like having Dunkin' during football games. Getting to be a part of the West family and seeing how supportive the staff and students are for everyone is the greatest part of being a West Terror.  

What is your favorite class? Art

Who is your favorite teacher? Mrs. Lauden 

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? to not give up and to just do what I do best

Favorite youth coach: Mr Bush 

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

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Ryan Guest, Appleton North

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Getting to see my teammates meet their goals

Favorite professional team: San Diego Padres

Favorite professional athlete: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

College or post-high school plans: UW Stout

What is your desired major/career field? Art Education

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I have my Christmas tree up all year.

What is at the top of your “bucket list?” to travel a lot 

What is your dream job? to be an elementry art teacher 

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: Zandaya

When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... with my friends 

A non-athletic talent I have is…: I'm really good at painting