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Senior Spotlight — Ashley Schrader

Published: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 1:30 p.m. CDT
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LaMoille senior Ashley Schrader says volleyball is her favorite sports because of the challenge and reward for dedication. When it comes to her favorite food, she turns to her mother’s kitchen for some home-cooked tortellini alfredo. She credits her grandfather Donny for having the greatest influence in her life.

Name: Ashley Schrader

Nickname: “Tray.

School: LaMoille High School.

Date/Place of birth: June 27, 1995, at St. Margaret’s Hospital, Spring Valley

Hometown: LaMoille.

Family: Mom-Teresa; Dad-Ryan, Sister-Alissa.

Sports: Volleyball and softball.

Favorite sport and why: Volleyball, because of the challenge and reward for dedication.

Favorite food and where to get it: Tortellini Alfredo from my mother’s kitchen.

Likes: Art, athletics, animals and painting.

Dislikes: Laziness and math.

Person with the greatest influence on my athletic career: My grandfather, Donny. He is always so glad to hear of my successes and he pushed me to keep playing even though I played the bench for four years.

Person with the greatest influence on my life: Still, grandpa Don, because I never want to let him down, he’s my drive to succeed and make something of myself.

If stranded on a deserted island, I would have to have my: Dog, Rosie Mae.

The CD in my player at home/car is: Currently, my Sleepy Hollow musical practice CD, HaHa.

People would be surprised to know that: I twitch like crazy in my sleep

I stay home to watch: Disney movies on ABC Family.

When I need luck for a big game, I: Write to my boyfriend in boot camp.

The funniest person I’ve ever met: Ryan Lawrence (my boyfriend) because we can get slap-happy together … then everything is funny.

What they’ll say about me at school after I graduate: She was a funny one.

Most embarrassing moment: I really don’t have one.

Most unforgettable moment: I’m going to need more space...

Ultimate sports fantasy: Making the Monmouth College varsity volleyball team.

What I would like to do in life: Same as anyone; make my mark.

Three words that best describe me: Determined, impatient, efficient.

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