White Construction High School Athlete Of The Week
Dodgeland High School
Parents names: Tina and Nathan Benzing
Sports participated in: Cross country, wrestling (manager), Track and Field.
Favorite High School Athletic Moment: Becoming state runners up in the 4×4 and team state runner ups at state track 2022.
Pre-Game/Event Routine To Get Focused For Competition Include: I wear my lucky anklets and necklace for every race.
Advice You Would Give To A Freshman High School Athlete: Don’t compare yourself to other athletes, let your own talent show on its own. Just have to put in the work and you’ll see the outcome you want.
A Person(s) Who Had A Major Impact On My athletic career and why: Older sisters Symantha and Meygan; if they would have never ran I wouldn’t have and they give me endless amount of support to be the best I can be as an athlete and a person.
Plans For After Graduation: Attend UW Oshkosh to get my degree in social work; and to continue my running career with the UWO team
Favorite high school class: German
Favorite high school teacher: Mr. Bothun or Ms.Steinke. They’re both the type of teacher who I can go to for anything, whether it be school work or not, their classes are also enjoyable to be in and a good get away if I need to go to.
Most interesting place I’ve visited: The Great Sand Dunes National park in Mosco Colorado or the Royal Gorge in Cañon City, Colorado
Place I would like to visit: Greece
Favorite movie: After
Favorite TV show: Keeping up with the Kardashians
Favorite musical artist: Shawn Mendes
Favorite food: Pickles or a protein bowl from Qdoba
Favorite athlete: Sydney McLaughlin
Favorite sports team: Team USA track and field
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