Olivia Parsons Named Union County Student Athlete of the Week
Weddington High School senior volleyball player Olivia Parsons has been named the Union County Student Athlete of the Week, Powered by Huntington Learning Center. The daughter of Kevin and Julie Parsons has found great success on the volleyball court and inside the classroom. Olivia is a 5’7” defensive specialist and she has the unique distinction of playing on the same team with her twin sister Corinne.
Olivia has made many special memories at Weddington on the volleyball court and hopes to make more this fall season. She says her primary focus this season is to “set an example as a disciplined athlete who works hard no matter the circumstance. I also hope to be an encouraging leader and fulfill whatever position my coach needs me to fulfill.”
Following her senior year, Olivia, who carries a 4.15 grade point average, would like to attend UNCC and double major in Studio Art and Psychology. In college she hopes to study abroad in Rome, Italy.
Olivia founded the Dream Team at Weddington High School, an association of Student-Athletes who are committed to being drug, alcohol and violence free. She was awarded the Weddington High School Humanitarian of the Year Award for her efforts in doing so.
Congratulations to Olivia Parsons for being named the Union County Student Athlete of the Week, Powered by Huntington Learning Center.