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Brooklynn Butler, Fond du Lac

FVA Spotlight: Brooklynn Butler, Fond du Lac Basketball and Volleyball

Name: Brooklynn Butler 

School: Fond du Lac

Year in School: Senior

Sports: Basketball, Volleyball

Other school clubs/activities: Cardinal Community Members, National Honors Society, and the school store, The Cardinals Nest 

Parents’ names: Becky Butler 

Siblings’ names: Jordana Butler 

Favorite aspect of your school: The variety of opportunities offered in  the classroom and outside of school with lots of class options, college course, sports, clubs, and activities.

If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? As a member of NHS one our community service projects were going to one of the elementary schools for half the day, and we got to play with them at recess and join them in the classroom. This was very rewarding for me because not only was I able to spend time with the youth but I was also able to help them through math problems, read with them, and be a good role model for them. 

What is your favorite class? Human Anatomy & Marketing 2 (Running our school store the Cardinals Nest)

Who is your favorite teacher? Mrs.King

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? Have Fun with it, it is more than just basketball. Work your tail off and put in that work to become the best version of yourself but always have fun with it and compete. 

Favorite youth coach: John Wood. My best friend's father coached us since elementary school. He helped me develop my love for the game and shaped me into the player I am.

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

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: I love to compete against my former AAU teammate, Allie Ziebell from Neenah, because she is a phenomenal basketball player and makes everyone around her better, and off the court she is one of the nicest people I know.

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: My favorite memory from playing sports is creating friendships with my teammates and coaches that will last a lifetime. Being on a team is like having a second family. They are there for you on your worst nights and your best nights. It is truly an amazing feeling to know you have them on your side when you go out there to compete along with anything you need off the court. 

Favorite professional team: Milwaukee Bucks 

Favorite professional athlete: Stephen Curry and Kobe Bryant 

College or post-high school plans: I will being attending the University of Tampa to continue my basketball and academic career!

What is your desired major/career field? Medical 

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I can tape ankles.

What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Travel to Europe or Australia 

What is your dream job? Physical Therapist 

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: Ryan Antony, my AAU coach 

When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... Sleeping in and hanging out with friends!

A non-athletic talent I have is…: Braiding Hair