White Construction High School Athlete Of The Week – 11/1/21

White Construction Athlete of the Week…
Ellie Aplin
Wayland Academy

Parents Names
Robert Aplin

Sports Participated In:
Volleyball, Swimming, Softball, Basketball

Favorite High School Athletic Moment
When I folded at the knees to dodge a ball that was out (the crowd went wild)

Pre-Game/Event Routine To Get Focused For Competition Include…
Blasting pump-up music and dancing.

Advice You Would Give To A Freshman High School Athlete
High intensity and pressure is what turns coal to diamond.

A Person(s) Who Had A Major Impact On My Athletic Career & Why Is…
My Dad: He has coached, taught and practiced every single sport that I have
wanted to do and has always been a positive supporter. He pushed me through everything, which was very tiring at times, but I wouldn’t be the athlete that I am today without him. He deserves much of the credit for my success. Thank you Dad!

Plans For After Graduation
Choose a college that makes me happy and hopefully go on to work in the science   field as a Forensic Medical Examiner.

Favorite High School Classes
Anatomy and Physiology / AP Government and Politics

Favorite High School Teacher & Why
Ms. Bell- She made learning so much fun and brought her love of the information into class everyday, which made me enjoy the class just as much as she enjoyed teaching it.

Most Interesting Place I’ve Ever Visited Is…
Copper Harbor, Michigan- very cool mining history and and AMAZING downhill mountain biking trail.

Place I Would Like To Visit
Machu Picchu

Favorite Movie

Favorite TV Show

Favorite Musical Artist

Favorite Food
Any kind of noodles

Favorite Athlete
The one and only Giannas Antetokounmpo

Favorite Sports Team
Wisconsin Badgers


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Previous White Construction Athlete’s of the Week…

8/30/21 – Mustafa Sadat – Wayland Academy

9/6/21 – Maura Prochaska – Watertown

9/13/21 – Clay Blevins – Fall River

9/20/21 – Abby Ward – Marshall

9/27/21 – Caden Brugger – Dodgeland

10/4/21 – Amy Kelly – Markesan

10/11/21 – Kylee Farrington – Columbus

10/18/21 – Cassie Alsum – Randolph

10/25/21 – Alex Soto – Beaver Dam