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  • Alumni Spotlight: Angie Boden Reckers '97

July 21, 2021
Originally from Ft. Thomas, KY, Angie graduated from Midway University with a bachelor’s degree in Paralegal Studies and an associate degree in Computer Information Systems in 1997. She lives in Alexandria, KY and currently works for American Modern Insurance Group as a Corporate and Reinsurance Support Analyst.

Why I Chose MidwayU

It was the perfect fit for me. The small, beautiful campus really made it feel like a home away from home, and I wanted to continue my athletic career playing volleyball for a program that I could make an immediate impact on. Midway also offered a variety of academic courses that interested me, and the faculty and staff showed a real interest in helping me achieve my academic and athletic goals.

Favorite MidwayU Experience or Memory

There are many favorite memories from my time at MidwayU, it is hard to pick. The people I met and lifelong friends I made is perhaps the best thing about MidwayU.

What MidwayU Means to Me

I always think of community – caring and supportive people – when I think about MidwayU.

Skills Learned at MidwayU

I learned to be committed and dedicated to a group of people that relied on me or looked to me for help and participation in school events and activities. I learned organization, time management, and how to be accountable for my actions. Attending MidwayU taught me responsibility and prepared me for a career in the professional world.

Advice for Future Eagles

Sometimes what did not work out for you, IN FACT, worked out for you. Always trust in God that you are exactly where you are supposed to be.


I am still married to my high school sweetheart, and we have 4 beautiful, amazing kids that keep us very busy and make us very proud! I have coached Club Volleyball for 27 years and currently starting my 7th year as the head volleyball coach at my alma mater, Newport Central Catholic High School.

Interesting Fact About You

I am IMPACT Certified (Increased Mastery & Professional Application of Coaching Theory) and have attended and facilitated many coaching clinics throughout the Tri-State area. I am also a member of the Northern Kentucky Girls Volleyball Coaches Association (NKGVCA), Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Association (KVCA), Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA), and the Northern Kentucky Volleyball Officials Association (NKVOA). I was a successful high school volleyball official for 14 years, being selected to officiate three state tournament finals – in Frankfort, KY in 2006, at Northern Kentucky University in 2009, and at Bellarmine University in 2011. Awards and honors I have received include being named the KHSAA Volleyball Official of the Year for the 2011-2012 season; inducted into the Newport Central Catholic High School Hall of Fame in 2018; NKGVCA All-Opponent Division II Co-Coach of the Year in 2020; and the Junior Volleyball Association (JVA) 2020 Junior Club Service Award for 26 years of service to club volleyball. I am very blessed and grateful for always having the love and support of my family, especially my parents, Al & Paulette Boden.

Favorite Quote

“There is no limit to what can be accomplished when nobody cares who gets the credit.”