Rachel Hughes Receives Northern Rehab’s Annual Sports and Health Scholarship

Pictured here is Northern Rehab’s Physical Therapist Melissa Wagner (left) with the 2017 Sports & Health Scholarship recipient Rachel Hughes.

Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists is pleased to announce and present their annual 2017 Sports and Health Scholarship to Rachel Hughes.

Rachel Hughes, a recently graduated senior at Genoa-Kingston High School, was chosen for her outstanding achievements in athletics, academics, and choice to pursue a career in the healthcare/sports medicine field. Rachel is a competitive Genoa-Kingston High School and Club Volleyball player. She was a member of the All-Conference Team in 2014 and 2015, and in 2016 was a member of the All-State Team and was chosen for the Showcase Match featuring the top 30 players in the state. She was the Varsity Team Captain and a member of the Academic All-Honors Team with Windy City Power League. In 2015, Rachel was also chosen as the Athlete of the Month and selected as Top 10 Athlete of the Year at Top Flight VCB. Additionally, she served as her Student Government’s Vice President her Junior year and Senior Class President, Vice President of the International Club, Co-Leader in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and a member of Youth Engaged in Philanthropy. She is also a member of the National Honor Society, a State Merit Scholar, and was chosen to represent GKHS on the Mathematics and Physics Academic Team. This fall, Rachel will be attending the University of Wisconsin – Stout studying Industrial/Product Design for Healthcare.

Northern Rehab is pleased to acknowledge the sportsmanship, athletic and academic excellence, and competitive spirit displayed by this year’s recipient, and we support our community in their sports and academic accomplishments and those promoting active and healthy lifestyles. Northern Rehab extends our congratulations to Rachel Hughes!

Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists, voted DeKalb County’s Best Physical Therapists five years in a row, is a physical therapist owned and operated physical therapy practice dedicated to providing clients with the very best customized care, and has built a solid reputation and strong relationships within the communities it serves. With 4 offices in DeKalb, Genoa, and Rochelle, Northern Rehab strives to treat patients in a professional, yet fun and friendly atmosphere providing quality, skilled hands-on physical therapy with an emphasis on one-on-one physical therapy care provided by the physical therapist. For more information about Northern Rehab please visit www.northernrehabpt.com or call 815.784.6417. Additionally you may find Northern Rehab on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google Plus.

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