All School Meeting - Bre Atkinson '12

September 15, 2017 — 8:30am - 9:30am

Breanna Atkinson, Class of 2012, will share her personal story of resilience and redefinition of self after an athletic injury. Bre is a remarkable young woman who works full time as a consultant for Accenture while competing as an athlete on the Jamaican Women's National Volleyball Team.

Bre was a four year varsity volleyball player while at Madeira. Bre's achievements during her time at Madeira include:

... led team to a 29-2 record and the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association Division I state title as a senior, collecting tournament MVP honors ... garnered both AVCA Under Armour First Team All-America and VISAA Division I Player of the Year recognition in 2011 ... named PrepVolleyball Senior Ace ... three-time all-conference pick, securing conference MVP honors her senior season ... 2011 team captain ... twice earned DC All-Metro accolades with a second team selection in 2010 and first team nod in 2011 ... as a senior, recorded 458 kills, 257 digs, 86 service aces and 36 blocks, while posting a hitting percentage of .520 ... also broke her own school record in kills set the previous season ... as a junior, totaled 361 kills, 112 digs and 74 aces ... member of the 2011 Girls' Youth National Team ... played on the 2011 USA Youth National A2 Team ... led Chesapeake High Performance Team to the Girls' Youth Division title at the USA Volleyball High Performance Championships in 2010 ... helped VA Elite qualify for nationals with Chesapeake regional crowns as a freshman, sophomore and junior ... invited to USA Youth Holiday Camp in 2010 ... volunteered with Special Olympics D.C. ... member of the Student Council, Community Service Committee, Madeira Snails Athletics Committee and Spanish Club ... completed an internship with Rep. Sam Farr (D-Calif.) in 2010 ... earned High Honors all four years.

Along with being a full time Accenture consultant, she is also an athlete on the Jamaican Women's National Volleyball Team. In most recent competitions, she has competed in the Caribbean Championships and placed second among all Caribbean nations. She is proud to be a Jamaican and American citizen and have the opportunity to represent one of her countries on an international level.

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