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Aaron Schimke, Kaukauna

FVA Spotlight: Aaron Schimke, Kaukauna Cross Country and Track and Field

Name: Aaron Schimke

School: Kaukauna

Year in School: Senior

Sports: Cross Country, Track and Field

Parents’ names: Kim & Andrea

Favorite aspect of your school: The Engineering Department - Teachers and Class Opportunities.

If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? I have really enjoyed mentoring our middle school runners and the younger kids in the Kaukauna Running Club. It has been rewarding for me because I didn't get the chance to have a mentor when I was in middle school, and I wanted to leave an impact on my community and school.

What is your favorite class? AutoCAD

Who is your favorite teacher? Mr. VanderHeiden

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? "Be ready to make your move, and then commit"

Favorite youth coach: Matt Sherk

Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Appleton North

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Logan Salzmann - Kimberly

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Winning the Cross Country Conference Title Senior Year

Favorite professional team: Edmonton Oilers

Favorite professional athlete: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

College or post-high school plans: University of North Florida

What is your desired major/career field? Civil Engineering

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I never wanted to be a runner before grade school

What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Run in the 1500m at the US Olympic Trials

What is your dream job? Have my own Civil Engineering Firm

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: NHL

When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... On a road/trail running

A non-athletic talent I have is…: I am a good pinball player