Sport-loving fourth-grader stays active, involved

Zack Fortman participates in Challenger Sports Soccer Camp put on by Fulton Parks and Recreation and Challenger Sports.

Zack Fortman participates in Challenger Sports Soccer Camp put on by Fulton Parks and Recreation and Challenger Sports. Contributed photo

Zack Fortman not only loves watching sports on TV, but also playing them — many of them.

Zack plays soccer and basketball, takes karate, figure skates, swims and is learning ice hockey.

The 10-year-old also is a cub scout and involved in his school choir. Somehow, Zack manages to keep up with it all and get straight As in school.

His mother, Kristen Fortman, said she encouraged her son and daughter to get involved in many different activities. Her daughter, Alex, a sixth-grader at Fulton Middle School, has since wheedled out the activities she was less interested. But it was different with her son.

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