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Sonya Curry
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Personal information
Born May 30 1966 () (age 51)
Radford, Virginia
Nationality American
Listed height 5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)
Career information
High school Radford
(Radford, Virginia)
College Virginia Tech (1984-1987)
Position Setter

Sonya Curry (née Adams; born May 30, 1966) is an American school administrator. She played college volleyball at Virginia Tech in the late 1980s, and is the wife of former NBA player Dell Curry. She is also the mother of current NBA players Stephen and Seth Curry.

Early LifeEdit

Curry attended the Radford High School in Radford, Virginia. At Radford, she played basketball and volleyball winning state championships in both sports. She then chose Virginia Tech to play volleyball where she was a three-letter winner and led the Hokies to a 69-70 record over her four-year career. In her junior year she led the Hokies to a 23-14 and she tallied 57 aces the sixth-most in a season in Virginia Tech history and was named to the All-Metro team. Curry earned a degree in elementary education and and a minor in family studies. Her number was number 2.

Career Edit

In 1995, Curry opened the doors as Charlotte Montessori School-Lake Norman. The Christian Montessori School of Lake Norman is a non-profit Christian Montessori school dedicated to following Christ as well as the spiritual and academic development of the whole child through the Montessori method of education.

In January of 2004, the owner and original founder of the school began to put in place plans for the school to transition into becoming one of the few Christian Montessori schools in the southeastern part of the United States. The vision of our being a Christian Montessori school was fulfilled for the academic school year of 2004/2005.

Christian Montessori School of Lake Norman is Full School Member of the American Montessori Society, and approved by North Carolina Department of Non-Public Instruction . The school is a legal private, non-profit institution open to any child regardless of race, creed, color or national origin. The school adheres to a philosophy and method of education that is geared toward developing creative, independent children who have an enthusiasm for learning.

Personal Life Edit

Curry was born in Radford, Virginia to Candy Adams. She has a brother Cleive and a sister India Adams. While in college, she met Dell Curry, who is a retired American professional basketball player. She was a freshman and Dell was a junior when he first asked her out after one of her games.

The couple got married in 1988, and she gave birth to three children: Stephen (b. 1988), Seth (b. 1990), and Sydel (b. 1994). Stephen is currently the franchise player for the Golden State Warriors, while Seth is the point guard for the Dallas Mavericks, and Sydel played volleyball for Elon University. She has two grandchildren, Riley and Ryan Curry, through Stephen, with his wife Ayesha.

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