Casey Simpson-Sonke ’97 led her Woodward volleyball team to the state championship twice. She was selected as the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) State Player of the Year in 1996 and was honored as the team MVP. She received a rst-time honor for the state of Georgia when she was awarded the Gato- rade Circle of Champions State Player of the Year for Georgia in 1995 and 1996. Casey was selected as an alternate for the U.S. Youth Junior National team and accepted a position on the U.S. Elite All-Star team playing internationally for two weeks. Recruited by more than 50 Division I colleges, Casey accepted a full scholarship to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She went on to win two ACC titles with three appearances in the NCAA tournament, breaking several records along the way. She was named 2nd team All-ACC as a junior and 1st team All-ACC as a senior. Additionally, she was honored nationally as 1st team All-American Coaches Association during her junior and senior years. Casey was named ACC Player of the Week several times and managed to earn a spot on the All-ACC Academic team during her senior year. Casey lives in Marietta with her husband, Jeff, and their ve-year-old daughter, Sienna. She has owned KC and Company for 15 years, selling luxury products to hotels and casinos.
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