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Wood River: Caroline Campbell

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Academic rank • 8 of 119.

Sports • Basketball, softball.

Academic bio • I have been on high honor roll all four years of high school. I am a Renaissance Gold Level Award winner for four years. I have been on National Honors Society for two years, The Advantage Top Scholar for 2016 and 2017. First-place team for Senior Olympia. I am in the top 7% of my class.

Athletic bio • Freshman year, I made Belleville News Democrat honorable mention and rookie of the year for softball. Sophomore year for basketball, I was rookie of the year and in softball, I set three school records - most hits, most RBI and most putouts in a season. Junior year in basketball, I was MVP and Prairie State all-conference first team. In softball, I was MVP, Illinois Coaches all-state, on the St. Louis Dispatch All-Metro team, and broke my record for RBI in a season. I was also nominated to play on the Il. vs. Mo. select All-Star Game. My senior year in basketball, I was MVP, Prairie State all-conference first-team and placed second in our regional 3-point shootout. Currently, I am playing in my senior year of softball and have broken the career records for most RBI, most home runs and most putouts. After high school, I am continuing my softball career at Wabash Valley College on full ride scholarship.

Activities • National Honor Society; Big Sisters; Peer Leadership; Student Council; Spirit Club and Transitional coach; 89th East Alton-Wood River Harvest Queen. I volunteer at First Baptist Church in Bethalto helping coach in the youth Upward basketball program. I am also a Member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Rosewood Heights. I enjoy training youth in catching and hitting softball skills. I am on the Traveling 18U Black Widows Softball team.

College, major • Wabash Valley College, majoring in business with a minor in criminal justice.

Goal • "I hope to accomplish being a active citizen in my community while having a family and a stable career.”

Favorite subject • Government.

Favorite book • "Catcher in the Rye”

Favorite musician • Blake Shelton.

Role model • "My father because he inspires me to be the best person I can be. He has shown me by example to work hard and have faith.” 

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