Ramthun named Wausau West Female Athlete of the Year

Ramthun named Wausau West Female Athlete of the Year
Posted on 06/15/2017
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Wausau Daily Herald
06/15/2017 - Page B03

FOR USA TODAY NETWORK-WISCONSIN

Katelyn Ramthun

Wausau West High School Honors : Five semesters of highest honors, two semesters of high honors, top 10 per cent of graduating class. National Honor Society.

Volunteer: Vacation Bible School, Special Olympics Track Meet, State Park Speedway, Youth Hockey Practices, Run for Their Lives, Caroling for Cans, Picking up garbage on HWY U, Trick or Can, Easter Egg hunt at Monk Gardens.

Sports memory: My favorite memory was my senior hockey season when I scored the winning goal in overtime of the WIAA state championship game. It was really special to win state as a senior with all my teammates, knowing that we have worked hard for four years to get to that point.

College plan: Next year I plan on majoring in Biomedical Engineering at Michigan Technological University. I plan on staying an extra two years to receive an accelerated masters degree. I want to work with prosthetics, and orthotics after being inspired by Veterans with prosthetics that limit their everyday life.

Junior honors: Hockey: varsity starter, second team all-state, Wisconsin hockey player of the week, Wausau Daily Herald athlete of the week, named hardest worker on the team Softball: Varsity starter.

Senior honors: Hockey: varsity starter, first team all-state, Nominated for forward of the year, Wausau Daily Herald athlete of the week, Wisconsin High School Sports Awards girls hockey nominee, offensive player of the year for the team, MVP, all-time Storm point leader, state champion Softball: varsity starter.

Celebrate our standout athletes: This is one in a series of profiles about student athletes named as part of the Central Wisconsin High School Honors program, sponsored by Marshfield Clinic. Keep checking out our website and print edition each day for more profiles of our area's best high school athletes, and be sure to check out our special section included in the June 18 print editions.