Ridgeview High School junior Rachel Castelli has a lot on her plate.
This fall, she is a varsity cheerleader and team captain on the varsity volleyball team. In her spare time away from these two sports, she serves a referee at junior high school volleyball games and coaches volleyball and basketball at the YMCA.
Despite all of her interests outside of school, she still manages to maintain a 3.6 weighted grade point average.
This spring, Rachel will be competing on the Panthers tennis team, and she'll be playing club volleyball.
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