Meet your GMSD September Athletes of the Month: Abbey Johnson - Senior, Volleyball, and Angelie Reuer - 7th grade, Houston Middle School, Soccer!
The voting for this month is the highest turnout we have seen, with over 17,500 votes - it was a very close race. Congratulations to our winners, and all of our nominees. Read more about Abbey and Angelie below! Our Athlete of the Month program, sponsored by Alisha Dumas with State Farm, is now gearing up for October’s nominees. Our student athletes work hard, and we are excited to get voting started for October next week. Be on the lookout for the voting link!
Abbey Johnson - Senior, Houston High School, Volleyball
Abbey started her Houston volleyball journey in the 6th grade at HMS, and since then she has played club ball and school ball for several years. She is known as the loudest cheerleader for her teammates, both on and off the court. She has a spirit that genuinely wants her teammates to succeed and feel loved. She is not only known for her defensive reads and blocking, but she is also always there to help some of the younger players that are new to the team. She has a positive attitude and gives her all to uplift those around her and work hard.
Angelie Reuer - 7th Grade, Houston Middle School, Soccer
Angelie began playing soccer at around the age of 5 years old, and from there she has continued to grow her love and determination for the sport. She is known for her speed, but also for her drive to set up her teammates for success. She is a social butterfly, who always wants her teammates to feel uplifted, encouraged, and ready for what comes next. In her soccer career, she has played as a starter for HMS from the beginning of her 6th grade year. She also competes on the State team and the Lobos. She works to leave a lasting impression on those around her by always spreading kindness.