Extraordinary Senior: Anneliese Riesterer

In January of 2013, Anneliese Riesterer was diagnosed with an arteriovenous malformation in her brain and suffered a stroke that left her unable to play tennis. Riesterer became a manager of the Kellenberg tennis team and won an award for her commitment. (Credit: Newsday / Audrey Tiernan)

Anneliese Riesterer, a senior at Kellenberg High School and a member of the school's tennis team at Eisenhower Park, shown in East Meadow, May 25, 2014.


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