High School: Samantha excelled in the classroom earning a 3.72 GPA and has been on the National Honor Society for the last 6 years and also a member of the student athletic counsel. In Samantha’s SR year at Sparta High School she had a total of 81 rebounds, 81 assists 52 steals, shot 25% behind the arc and averaged a 8.4 PPG. Kolenda has also been the team captain for the past 2 seasons. Under her leadership, Kolenda helped Sparta High School win their first District Championship in 2011-2012.
Favorite TV Show: Criminal Minds
Favorite Sports Team: Detroit Lions
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Dream Job: Physician assistant
Dream Vacation: Hawaii
Favorite Bible Verse: Phillipians 4:13