Weise named Wausau West Male Athlete of the Year

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

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Paul Weise

Wausau West High School Honors: Highest Honors-sophomore (first semester)/ High Honors- freshman (year), sophomore (2nd semester), Junior (year), Senior (1st semester) selected as the Technology and Engineering Education Wall of Excellence Recipient for 2016-17 (most excellent student), top 10 percent in class, National Honor Society Office.

Volunteer: Picking up garbage along Hwy U, Helped at Nursing Home, Maine School chili dinner, caroling for canned goods, ringing bells for Salvation army, youth sport clinics/ Alzheimer’s run/walk volunteer/ concessions at local wrestling tournament, volunteered at showing of Wausau West’s new shop.

Sports memory: Beating No. 2 team in the state Appleton North my senior year of football, 20-17. It was the first time in school history that we beat Appleton North. One of our goals as seniors was to leave our footprint on this program and doing something this program has never done was a big accomplishment.

College plan: University of Wisconsin-Parkside to pursue a career in mechanical engineering and also continue my career in baseball.

Junior honors: Honorable mention All-Valley Football Association North Division (football) and Wisconsin Valley Conference (hockey) first-team all-WVC a catcher/ first team all-region catcher/ first-team all-academic state/ third-team all-state catcher baseball captain, co-MVP, team "glue" award.

Senior honors: Football: Unanimous first-team All-Valley Football Association North Division lineman. Captain of offensive line, Win Brockmeyer nominee Grock award "Inspirational Leader" (hockey) baseball captain (Was injured in final football game which took me out of hockey and baseball for my senior season).