Girls Varsity Softball, Girls Varsity Volleyball · SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Josie Ernst

Josie Ernst has played volleyball and softball at Portland Christian all four years of high school. She earned quite a few honors and awards during this time. For volleyball, 2nd Team all-league, 1st Team all-league, 2nd Team all-tournament, 1st Team all-tournament, 1st Team all-state, 2018 state champions, and went to state in volleyball for 3 straight years. In softball Josie was named 2nd Team all-league.

After graduation, Josie plans to attend Oregon State University and study Pre-Vet, in hopes of becoming a veterinarian.

Josie would like to thank Kristina Gore and Jason Hubert for being amazing coaching in high school and club volleyball. She would like to thank them for pushing her to be better and to strive to be the best she can be. You two have taught her so much she can’t thank you enough. Josie would also like to thank Hannah Antal (“aka, Karen”) for always pushing her to be better and putting a smile on her face. Josie would like to thank her family for always supporting her, and going to every game of hers no matter how far. She is also extremely appreciative of all the financial support for club volleyball and lessons. Josie also would like to thank you to all the family and friends that packed our stands in the gym and that came out to state and state playoffs games to cheer her and her team on.

Message from the Athletic Director: Over the past four years you have been on of the most intense competitors. You always were striving for perfection, always looking to be better than before. I have enjoyed your competitiveness in volleyball and softball and watching you get better every year. I have been particularly impressed with volleyball and your drive to get better. You are an encouragement to younger players that when they focus and work hard they can be really good.

Bible verse chosen for you: Acts 20:24 – But I do not account my life of any value nor as precious to myself, if only I may finish my course and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God.