McCormick Signs With Kankakee

Southwood High School senior Celeste McCormick has signed to play volleyball at Kankakee Community College in Kankakee, Illinois.

Celeste was looking for a two year college that wasn’t far from home and then find an undecided four year college after Kankakee.

Listed below are Celeste’s high school accomplishments

Career VB Statistics

Year                                                             Matches Played            Record Team Accomplishments

2008                                                                 36 Matches                   29 – 7    IHSAA Final Four Class 2A /

North Miami Tom-A-HawkChampions / Clinton Prairie Invitational Champions

2009                                                    39 Matches                   33 – 6    IHSAA Runner-Up 2A / TRC Champs / N.M. Tom-A-Hawk Champs / Clinton Prairie Invite Champs

2010                                             38 Matches                   32 – 6    IHSAA Final Four 2A / TRC Champs / North Miami Tom-A-Hawk Champs

Overall 102 – 20 career record as a varsity player

/ 21 – 3 in TRC matches

CELESTE MCCORMICK – Individual Accomplishments


118 Career Service points with 35 aces


1435 Spiking Attempts – 12th all-time SHS VB history

614 Kills – 9th all-time SHS VB history

.232 Career Attacking Efficiency -10th all-time SHS VB history


375 Career blocks – 4th all-time SHS VB history

218 Solo Blocks – 2nd all-time SHS VB history


2008                 Honorable Mention All-TRC

Most Improved Player Award (Team Award)

2009                 1st Team All-TRC /

Most Improved Player Award (Team Award)

1st Team All-Wabash County

2nd Team All-State (ICGSA)

2010                 1st Team All-TRC /

Silver Spiking Award (Team Award – Most Kills in Season)

Mental Attitude Award (Team Award) /

2nd Team All-State (ICGSA) /  Indiana North All-Star

Pictured below :

Back Row L-R : Southwood Coach Tom Finacle : Kankakee coach Gary Sien

Front Row L-R : Celeste McCormick : Karin Burnley (Celeste’s mother)