Brooke Olesnavage is a 5'10" Outside Hitter from Leland High School in Leland, Michigan. She was a four-year varsity player and was selected for the Class D First Team All-State team her senior year. In 2012, she helped lead her team to the MHSAA Quarterfinals. Brooke was chosen for the Leelanau Area Dream Team, Record Eagle Dream Team, and All-ESPN Northern Michigan Dream Team. She played club volleyball for three years. Brooke has also competed in the 2011 MHSAA Track & Field State Finals for the High Jump. She holds multiple school records for the high jump and mid-distance relays.
Aside from sports, Brooke received Academic All-State Honors, was on the Honor Roll for all four years, and was a member of the National Technical Honor Society. She won the National Cherry Festival Student Fine Art Poster Contest in 2012. Her work was on posters, in galleries, on t-shirts, etc. and became their best-selling poster of all time. Also, her photography has been recognized in contests and showcased in local galleries.
Brooke's parents are Jim and Terri Olesnavage, and her younger sister is named Jenna (14). Brooke is excited to attend Cornerstone University for the small, friendly campus and Christian atmosphere. She plans to dual-enroll at the Kendall College of Art & Design and major in Photography. She enjoys traveling, art, the outdoors, friends, and drinking hot tea morning, noon, and night.