Hometown: Redding, CA
Previous School: Redding Christian School
High School: Rachel played four years of varsity basketball at Redding Christian School. She also played softball, ran track and field, and did swimming. Her athletic honors include being a California Interscholastic Federation scholar athlete. She played club basketball with the Redding Extreme. Her academic achievements include being a member of the National Honor Society and being a member of the California Scholastic Federation. She was also on student council and won a community service award.
Personal: Rachel is the daughter of Russ and Susan Rhyne. Her hobbies include hanging out, music, interesting people, worship, and her family.
Reason for coming to Simpson: "I chose Simpson because I want to further my education in pursuit of becoming a missionary. Also, I just love the community here."