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Athlete of the month: Odessa Arce

Odessa Arce has been chosen for the September athlete of the month! She has been chosen for her great commitment and performance on the Shawano High School cross country team. Odessa works not only for her own success, but also for the success of her team.

“I am undefeated 4-0 individually and also with my team,” said Arce

Every athlete has their goals that they are always working towards.

“My goal is to win conference as a team and individually, and also have a postseason with sectionals and state,” explained Arce.

In a year with COVID-19, nothing is set in stone. Athletes this fall are lucky to have a season. In a season where one little thing could get sports shut down, athletes come to appreciate their sport even more.

“My favorite thing about cross country is the camaraderie that our team has and the nerves before the start of the race,” said Arce. “This is definitely a season to remember, and I’m striving to make the most of it.”