March 1, 2017

Outstanding Student: Annie Mansfield

1 min read| Published On: March 1st, 2017|

By Akers Editorial

Outstanding Student: Annie Mansfield

1 min read| Published On: March 1st, 2017|

Age: 17 // Senior at First Academy-Leesburg

Vital Stats:

  • The 5-foot-10-inch outside hitter played a vital role in the Eagles’ first district volleyball championship against Orlando Christian Prep.
  • Started playing volleyball competitively in eighth grade; she has been attending First Academy-Leesburg since fifth grade.
  • Signed volleyball scholarship to play at Coker College in Hartsville, South Carolina, a NCAA Division II school.

One word that describes me: Goofy.

A special moment: Winning the district volleyball championship was definitely a memorable experience, especially with the girls I have grown up with. We have been working so hard for the last couple of years, and we accomplished it together as a team.

What I love about First Academy: That I can openly confess my faith…I feel like I wouldn’t be who I am today if I weren’t here.

Ready for next phase: I’m super excited to play at Coker College. I love the team and the coach. I’m ready.

Future ambition: To become a physical therapist with my own family practice.

Pet peeve: People smacking their food.

Favorite food: Eight-piece chicken nugget meal from Chick-fil-A.

Biggest influence: My dad, Steve. He has always been there for me; he’s like my best friend.

My role model: Kerri Walsh, professional beach volleyball player.

Another passion besides volleyball: Acting. I have always loved acting. In college, I hope to take some classes.

Favorite subject: English. I love writing and expressing my feelings.

Credit my success to: God and my parents. My parents have been my support system.

About the Author: Akers Editorial

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