Marshfield Student-Athlete Alexis Mushel: Enjoy the Moment, Appreciate the Opportunities at Marshfield Area Senior High

Marshfield’s Alexis Mushel is in her prime competition season, with the gymnastics season winding down. As a member of the Marshfield Tigers’ Gymnastics Team, Mushel has been  a key contributor to the Tigers this season.

We take a look at Mushel with our world-famous interview, ‘Pancakes or Waffles?’ and learn more about what makes the senior gymnast ‘tick.’

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OnFocus: What are your hobbies?

Mushel: I do gymnastics, show llamas, and spend a lot of time on the water up north in the summer.

OnFocus: What classes are you taking this year?
Mushel: AP statistics, AP economics, Medical Terminology, Biomedical innovations, English, health career connections.
OnFocus: What is your favorite class?
Mushel: This year my favorite class is Biomedical Innovations because we get to do lots of activities a normal science class wouldn’t do.
OnFocus: What are your hobbies?
Mushel: I do gymnastics, show llamas, and spend a lot of time on the water up north in the summer.

OnFocus: Who is/was your favorite teacher?

Mushel: Mrs. Dargenio.

OnFocus: What is the most unusual food you have eaten?

Mushel: Sushi, I don’t usually eat many different foods.
OnFocus: What is your favorite music to listen to?

Mushel:
Country.

OnFocus:
What are your plans after high school?

Mushel:
Four year college, not sure where yet.

OnFocus:
If they made a movie about you, and your life,  what would it be called?


Mushel: ‘
Same Stuff, Different Day.’

OnFocus: What sports do you play?

Mushel: Gymnastics.

OnFocus:
Which teammate would you not want to be stranded with on a deserted island with?

Mushel: Taylor, she’d probably be very overwhelmed.

OnFocus:
What is your most memorable moment as an athlete?

Mushel:
Competing at state the past two years as a team.

OnFocus:
Who is your favorite athlete?

Mushel:
Olivia Dunne.

OnFocus:
What do you enjoy most about playing home meets?

Mushel:
Having my parents get to watch since they can’t come to away meets.

OnFocus:
What’s the best thing about being a student-athlete at Marshfield Area Senior High?

Mushel:
All the different opportunities.
OnFocus: What words of wisdom can you give to other student-athletes?
Mushel: Everyone says it goes by fast but you don’t really realize it how fast until you are actually a senior, so enjoy every moment.
OnFocus: Lastly, pancakes or waffles?
Mushel: Pancakes.
David Keech
Author: David Keech

David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]