White Construction Athlete of the Week
Watertown High School
Melissa and Michael Prochaska
Sports Participated In:
Lacrosse and swim team
Favorite High School Athletic Moment
My favorite high school athletic moment was probably the first time I went a sub-30 in the 50-free.
Pre-Game/Event Routine To Get Focused For Competition Include…
Before a race, I really like to either listen to upbeat music or talk to my teammates around me to help myself get hyped up!
Advice You Would Give To A Freshman High School Athlete
For freshman athletes, I would tell them not to stress about practices or meets, just do your best! Your team will support you no matter what, so just put your all into it!
A Person(s) Who Had A Major Impact On My Athletic Career & Why Is…
While my parents have played a big part in my athletic career, I believe that Coach Calliari have made the most impact. She has always helped push me to work my hardest and put my all into it, even when I was having bad days and may not have wanted to. She also always made sure that I could balance my physical health along with my mental health, which is a very big deal to me, and I appreciate it greatly 🙂
Plans For After Graduation
After graduation, I hope to go to UW-Madison and either to study genetics or veterinary medicine.
Favorite High School Class
My favorite high school class was probably freshman year foundations, because I got to work with a lot of different art mediums!
Favorite High School Teacher & Why
Mrs. Calliari is my favorite teacher at school, because she pushes me to be and do my best, is patient with my learning, and I am not afraid to go to her if I have questions or need help with anything.
Most Interesting Place I’ve Ever Visited Is…
Definitely the National Parks in Utah. It was so much fun to hike them all and it was absolutely gorgeous!
Place I Would Like To Visit
Someday, I’d really like to visit Alaska- it’s somewhere most people don’t think about going and I think it could be a lot of fun!
My favorite movie is probably Mean Girls- it never fails to make me laugh.
Favorite TV Show
My favorite TV Show is probably Cake Wars or Cupcake Wars- I really enjoy baking so they’re really fun to watch!
Favorite Musical Artist
I really like listening to twenty one pilots, and I have plans to see them for the third time this September.
My favorite food is probably fettuccine alfredo- I LOVE pasta!
My favorite athlete is Katie Ledecky- I love watching her swim and she can just be so motivating!
Favorite Sports Team
My favorite sports team is the Milwaukee Bucks, because me and my dad watch their games together all the time 🙂
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