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Lauren Geer, Oshkosh North

FVA Spotlight: Lauren Geer, Oshkosh North Basketball, Cross Country and Softball

Name: Lauren Geer

School: Oshkosh North

Year in School: Senior

Sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Softball

Other school clubs/activities: Mentor for Adaptive PE

Parents’ names: Mitch and Christie Geer

Siblings’ names: Mikayla Geer

Favorite aspect of your school: The variety of classes and the best teachers in the science department.

If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? I am in the Communities Program which has a lot of community service projects. The one that has been the most rewarding was C.A.R.E. Days. C.A.R.E. Days is a field trip for every special education student in Oshkosh. It has carnival games, a track meet, a dunk tank, a petting zoo, and much more. My group and I raised over $1,000 for the carnival games. The students in my Adaptive PE class say this is their favorite day of the year so I was really glad I could help make it a great day. 

What is your favorite class? Anatomy and Adaptive PE

Who is your favorite teacher? Mrs. Dillon, Mr. Buerger, Coach Suess 

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? Don't think and just shoot/hit. 

Favorite youth coach: Malik Thompson, Kiki Thompson, and Mitch Geer

Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Appleton North because it is a good shooting gym for me. 

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Abbie Fischer - Neenah

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: For basketball my favorite memories are having a career high of 7 threes against Appleton North and beating Kaukauna last year by 15. My favorite softball memory is hitting a walk off against Appleton East in extra innings. 

Favorite professional team: Milwaukee Brewers 

Favorite professional athlete: Ryan Braun 

College or post-high school plans: I am attending the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities 

What is your desired major/career field? Become a Nurse Practitioner in Pediatrics 

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I deer hunt but I hate the cold 

What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Stay in a bungalow and go to Hawaii 

What is your dream job? Pediatric Surgeon or MLB Wife 

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: Zac Efron 

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

A non-athletic talent I have is…: I am good at darts