Allie LaForce Interview
More than Miss Teen USA

Q: What is the craziest thing you have ever done?

A: The craziest thing I have ever done was sitting on the top of our boat, tied to the bow in a big yellow poncho, coming home from a Cleveland Browns Football Game in 12-foot swells in the midst of a giant thunderstorm. It was so crazy that no one could see what was ahead of us so I had to be the lookout while praying for my life.

Q: Please list any Honors/Awards you have received in the past 2 years.

  • First Team All-County as a sophomore on the Varsity Basketball Team
  • Ohio representative at the North American Teen Conference in Florida
  • Sophomore Representative at the HOBY Youth Leadership Conference
  • "Archie Griffith Award" for Best Scholar Athlete
  • Number one in my high school class
  • Outstanding Department Student for History and Mathematics
  • Captain of my Junior Olympic Volleyball State Championship Team
  • Varsity Letter for fast pitch softball my sophomore year as a pitcher
  • Homecoming court for my sophomore class
  • Students Helping Students Community Volunteer Certificate

Q: List any other Achievements/Accomplishments

  • Will be attending the National Student Leadership Conference endorsed by President Bush in Geneva, Switzerland, studying International Business.
  • Accepted to the French National Honor Society for 2005/ 2006 and will be traveling to France with my French class.
  • Junior Olympic Volleyball State Champs, 2004.
  • Extensive travel with my family to Mexico, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, and Canada.

Q: List any other Achievements/Accomplishments

  • Loading on the secret sauce on Midway Oh Boy's Hamburgers during the county fair. Math tutoring. Youth recreational referee for softball, basketball and volleyball.
  • German's Villa Party Center - serving over 500 guests for Mother's Day and Easter Sunday.
  • Coaching with my mom the Vermilion Dance Team who perform at every home football game.
  • I also do on-camera interviews for our community cable station during Varsity football games.
  • I'm in charge of kids games every year at our community 4th of July Celebration.
  • Every spring I work on the Clean Up the Beach Committee.

Q: What are your strongest talents?

A: My strongest talents include my work ethic, people skills, and my competitive edge.

Q: Name one person, family, friend, celebrity, who has had the most influence on your life.

A: Connie Rummell. Connie is my aunt who has lived with my family and me since I was born. We have a relationship that is impossible to describe with words. She is one who loves to teach and give to others and is one of the most unselfish people I know. She has taught me everything from respect and trust to perfecting my basketball shot, and boy is she good at that! She is a varsity basketball coach who took her team to the elite eight and knows the difference between cocky confidence and just being too cocky which keeps me grounded. We have a special bond that will never be broken and that we'll always know is there.

Q: Describe how you envision yourself in five years?

A: I will be finishing my junior year in college majoring in news broadcast journalism and participating in NCAA athletics.

Q: What else do you want the judges to know about you?

A: I'm proud of who I am and everything I'm made up of. I love waking up every morning knowing the sky's the limit..

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