ANKENY, Iowa (November 17, 2015) - Ankeny Community Schools would like to congratulate Ankeny teacher and Ankeny High School alumna Chelsey Blough on her induction into the Iowa Girls' High School Athletic Union (IGHSAU) Hall of Fame. Blough was honored at the state volleyball tournament in Cedar Rapids on November 13.
Blough is a third grade teacher at Westwood Elementary and graduated from AHS in 2009. While on the AHS volleyball team, Blough was a two-time first-team all-state selection, and was named the state’s Gatorade Player of the Year in
2008. She assisted the team to two state championships in 2005 and 2008.
As a senior, Blough had 13 kills in the championship match,
completing a 40-1 season. She was named captain of the all-tournament
“We would like to congratulate Chelsey,” said Amy Dittmar, Westwood principal. “The same dedication and commitment she has shown on the volleyball court, she shows in her classroom every day.”
About the IGHSAU
The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union promotes, directs, protects, and regulates amateur interscholastic athletic relationship for junior high and secondary girls between member schools to stimulate fair play, friendly rivalry, and good sportsmanship among contestants, schools and communities throughout the State of Iowa. It is the only organization in the nation solely devoted to interscholastic competition for girls. Over 70,000 students participate in IGHSAU sponsored sports.
Ankeny Community Schools is unified in its commitment, passion, and vision so every learner is prepared to achieve a lifetime of personal success.
Ankeny Community School District does not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, physical attributes, physical or mental ability or disability, ancestry, political party preference, military affiliation, socioeconomic status, or familial status. Inquiries or grievances may be directed to Jenifer Owenson, Chief Human Resources Officer, 306 SW School Street, P.O. Box 189, Ankeny, IA, 50021-0189, (515) 965-9600, firstname.lastname@example.org; or to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunities Commission, 500 West Madison Street, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60661.