Name: Valerie Reuter.
School: Bureau Valley High School.
Date/place of birth: May 24, 1997, Freeport.
Family: Mom - Laura Reuter; dad - Scott Reuter; sisters, Shannon Reuter, Katie Melsheimer.
Sports: Volleyball and basketball.
Favorite sport and why: My favorite sport is volleyball because I love the intensity in the game.
Favorite food and where to get it: Alan Special from Los Ranchitos.
Likes: hanging out with friends and family, shopping, and Taco Bell.
Dislikes: homework, cops that hide, and people that don’t try
Person with the greatest Influence on my athletic career (and why): My dad has the greatest influence on my athletic career because he pushes me to work hard and do my best.
Person with the greatest influence in my life (and why): My older sister Shannon. She is not only my role model but my best friend, too.
If stranded on a deserted island, I would have my: headphones and my phone.
The last song I listened to: Come On Get Higher, Matt Nathanson.
People would be surprised to know: That every year I go on vacation with about 100 other family members.
I stay home to watch: Criminal Minds.
When I need luck for a big game, I: listen to music.
The funniest person I’ve ever met (and why): Corinne Wagenknecht, because she knows how to make me smile and laugh.
What they’ll say about me at school after I graduate: She was a nice, funny, and a fun person to be around.
Most embarrassing moment: At summer league, I called a ball out of bounds and it hit my foot and rolled across the floor.
Most unforgettable moment: I will never forget seeing all the people in purple come out to support Cora at benefits.
Ultimate sports fantasy: My ultimate sports fantasy would be to play college volleyball.
What I would like to do in life: Get a degree in psychology and be a children’s counselor.
Three words that best describe myself: athletic, funny, and nice.