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Joey La Chapell, Appleton East

FVA Spotlight: Joey La Chapell, Appleton East Basketball and Track and Field

Name: Joey La Chapell

School: Appleton East

Year in School: Senior

Sports: Basketball, Track and Field

Other school clubs/activities: DECA

Parents’ names: Joe La Chapell, Amy La Chapell

Siblings’ names: Emily La Chapell, Katelynn La Chapell

Favorite aspect of your school: The culture at East, the teachers and coaches make sure everyone is comfortable and having a good experience.

If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? Scorekeeping for the young kids' basketball tournaments. It is nice to see the younger generation playing the game we love, plus it is fun just to be around basketball.

What is your favorite class? Athletic Training

Who is your favorite teacher? Mr Marx, Mr Siedel

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? failure is part of the process.

Favorite youth coach: My dad, Coach La Chapell

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

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Brady Corso, Neenah

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: Getting to be around so many great guys especially during basketball, it's like my second family.

Favorite professional team: Golden State Warriors

Favorite professional athlete: Steph Curry

College or post-high school plans: Go to college and play college basketball somewhere.

What is your desired major/career field? Athletic training or personal training.

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I am a great chef.

What is at the top of your “bucket list?” watch Steph Curry play in person

What is your dream job? basketball content creator.

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: Tristan Jass

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

A non-athletic talent I have is…: I am the best Fortnite player at my school.