Val is currently enrolled in Advanced Accounting & in a Work-Based Learning Capstone where she is interning at Alderfer, Bergen, & Co. Previously she has taken Interpersonal Relationships, Intro to Agriculture, Advanced Life Science: Animals, Business Law & Ethics, Intro to Accounting, & Personal Financial Responsibility. Valerie states that she chose to take these classes because of her interest in business-type occupations along with her interest in agriculture.
Outside of school, Valerie is involved in many extra-curricular activities. She is the President of her 4H Horse & Pony Club, Warsaw FFA Chapter President, on the President's Council, Kosciusko Youth Leadership Academy, & Kosciusko County Farm Bureau Board, and in Octagon Club & National Honors Society. She's proud to have been named an Optimist Student of the Week and Purdue Presidential Scholar, recently.
Upon graduation, Valerie plans to attend Purdue University in West Lafayette to major in Accounting with a minor in Business Management. She hopes to one day return to Warsaw to pursue her career as a certified financial planner.