NAME: Rachel Fortner
SCHOOL: St. Henry
GRADUATING YEAR: 2013
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: On varsity as 8th grader
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5'11"-140 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Villa Hills, Ky.
PARENTS: Jim & Julie
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: Parents
FUTURE GOAL: Become a college All-American
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: A setter and outside hitter for the district champion St. Henry volleyball team, senior Rachel Fortner has been on the varsity team since the 8th grade (the first 8th grader at St. Henry to play varsity). This season, she helped the Lady Crusaders capture its first-ever All "A" Kentucky state championship, and Rachel was named to the state all-tournament team. Her junior year, Rachel helped lead the Crusaders to a 27-7 record and a regional runner-up finish after taking the regional championship her sophomore year. Last season, she tallied 158 assists, 94 kills, 53 digs and 21 aces, and she was named 1st team all-Northern Kentucky (Enquirer) for the 2nd time, and 1st team all-state, plus was named to both the district and regional all-tournament teams. A tremendous student who is active in community service, Rachel will join the volleyball team at the University of Dayton next season. Her favorite athlete and most-like-to-meet is Michael Jordan and her favorite entertainer is Kenny Chesney.
COACH'S QUOTE – "In my 22 years of coaching, I have had a variety of athletes who have entered SHDHS gymnasium. All are alike: eyes, ears, arms, legs and a head. But what makes Rachel Fortner different is her heart and determination to excel on the volleyball court and in the classroom."
– Maureen Kaiser, Volleyball Coach
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