Valerie Grimes graduated from Uniontown Area High School in 2018. Valerie was a very involved while she was in school. She ran track, played soccer, and also swam on the swim team. Valerie was captain of the swim team and soccer team. She qualified for WPIAL’s in every year she swam. Valerie was also in the band for four years, and was a captain for the raiderettes in her final year. Valerie was also a part of the S.A.D.D. club and interact. She was also a part of student council in her first two years in high school. Valerie now goes to college at Penn State: Behrend in Erie, PA. She started out in the engineering program, but has recently switched to Finance with a minor in Actuarial Science. She is studying to become an actuary.
While being busy with college and work. She also is a part of the Behrend Swim and Dive team. She has been a crucial member in multiple meets. getting big wins in races that they needed to win. She has become a very good swimmer and leader. She loves everything she does and truly has a passion for everything. Valerie is such a hard worker in and out of the pool. When she isn’t in the pool she is studying or working. She also finds time for friends, family, and significant others. She truly has a big heart and an amazing work ethic.