Bailey Leighann Powell Rank|9 Parents|Ron Alan and Tonia Powell GPA|4.814 Activities, honors, awards|cheerleading, golf, Golf Coaches Association of Tennessee (GCAT) Scholar-Athlete Team, Interact, Beta club, FCCLA, district golf champion in 2015, district golf runner-up in 2016 Future plans|After graduating high school, I plan to attend Tennessee Tech University and go into the pre-pharmacy program. After gaining all of the prerequisite classes required for pharmacy school, I will either attend Belmont University or South College to finish up my doctorate of pharmacy (degree). Hopefully, I can move back to Lafayette and work as a pharmacist.

Bailey Leighann Powell

Rank|9

Parents|Ron Alan and Tonia Powell

GPA|4.814

Activities, honors, awards|cheerleading, golf, Golf Coaches Association of Tennessee (GCAT) Scholar-Athlete Team, Interact, Beta club, FCCLA, district golf champion in 2015, district golf runner-up in 2016

Future plans|After graduating high school, I plan to attend Tennessee Tech University and go into the pre-pharmacy program. After gaining all of the prerequisite classes required for pharmacy school, I will either attend Belmont University or South College to finish up my doctorate of pharmacy (degree). Hopefully, I can move back to Lafayette and work as a pharmacist.

Macon County High School recently released its top 10 students among the class of 2018, which consists of 219 students. Those individuals are as follows …

 

Kammie Marie Yates

Rank|1

Parents|Kannithia Brown and Randy Yates

Grade-point average (GPA)|4.952

Activities, honors, awards|Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Beta club, service learning, valedictorian

Future plans|I plan to attend Tennessee Tech University and major in biology. I hope receive both my bachelor’s and master’s degree in biology. After graduation from Tennessee Tech, I plan to stay in Cookeville for a little while. In the end, I just hope to have a successful career and loving family.

Mallory Skye Owens

Rank|2

Parents|Michael and Malinda Owens

GPA|4.926

Activities, honors, awards|FCCLA, President of Interact Club, Beta club, service learning, Tiger Leadership Club, track and field, cross country, FCCLA Parliamentary Procedure Team (winning gold at district, state and nationals), salutatorian, honor student, graduating with state honors, graduating with distinction, Tennessee Scholar and Tennessee work ethic distinction

Future plans|After graduation, I plan to attend Tennessee Tech University and obtain my bachelor of science in nursing. I would like to work in a burn unit and eventually further my education as a nurse anesthetist. I hope to live in Macon County and raise a family.

Jake Wesley Reeves

Rank|3

Parents|Randy and Julia Reeves

GPA|4.916

Activities, honors, awards|Beta club, FCCLA, baseball (all-district in 2017), golf (regional champions in 2014 and 2016; third place individual in golf in 2014, voted senior class favorite, voted senior class best all-around

Future plans|I plan on graduating from Macon County High School and attending Tennessee Tech University in the fall semester. I will be majoring in exercise science, and I will be living in Cookeville. My goal for the future is to secure a career in health and fitness, live in a city and start a family.

Taylor Brooke Woodard

Rank|4

Parents|Kristie and Tracy Woodard

GPA|4.894

Activities, honors, awards|FCCLA, FBLA, drama club, Beta club, service learning, three-year FCCLA officer, FCCLA president as a senior, received silver and goal awards in FCCLA state and national competitions

Future plans|After graduation, I will attend Volunteer State Community College for one year to complete my associate’s degree. Once completed, I will transfer to Tennessee Tech University to obtain my bachelor of science degree in nursing. Then, I will work for an ICU (intensive care unit) for two years and go back to school to become a nurse anesthetist.

Seth Logan Carlisle

Rank|5

Parents|John and Lynette Carlisle

GPA|4.884

Activities, honors, awards|football, basketball, Interact, Beta club, Future Farmers of America (FFA), service learning, Tiger Leadership Club, Region 3-4A Football Most Valuable Player (MVP) in 2017, Region 5-4A Most Outstanding Quarterback in 2015 and 2016, three-time Titan Up Player of the Week, District 8-AA Basketball MVP and 8-AA Defensive MVP in 2017-18, 8-AA First Team All-District Basketball in 2016-17, District 8-AA Tournament MVP in 2016-17, Region 4-AA Tournament MVP in 2016-17, 8-AA Second Team All-District Basketball in 2014-15 and 2015-16, 8-AA Basketball Freshman of the Year in 2014-15, voted biggest teacher’s pet as a senior

Future plans|After high school, I plan to attend Tennessee Technological University on a football scholarship. At Tennessee Tech, I will be majoring in pre-pharmacy, and after that, I will be attending pharmacy school. Helping others is something I care very much about, and after working at one, I believe pharmacy is a great way to do that. I’m blessed to have been a student at Macon County High and to have had the teachers, staff and classmates that I did to make a large impact on my education.

Meagan LeAnne Frye

Rank|6

Parents|Philip and Katrina Frye

GPA|4.874

Activities, honors, awards|Softball, Lafayette Church of Christ youth group, all-academic softball team in 2017

Future plans|I plan to attend Freed-Hardeman University. At FHU, I plan to major in secondary education. I want to teach health science. Also, I aspire to one day coach softball. After graduating college, I want to move back to Lafayette and continue living here.

Marlayna Rose Wheeler

Rank|7

Parents|Ronnie and Christie Wheeler

GPA|4.868

Activities, honors, awards|Beta club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), student council, FBLA, service learning, FCCLA, two-year FCCLA officer, received two silvers and one gold in FCCLA national parliamentary procedure competitions

Future plans|After high school, I plan to attend Tennessee Technological University. I will major in human ecology, family and consumer services (FACS) education. I plan to hopefully receive my bachelor’s degree in three years thanks to my dual enrollment classes. I will then begin my lifelong career as a high-school FACS teacher. Even as a child, it has always been my dream to become a teacher, and I cannot wait for my dream to finally come true.

Tyler Michael Rich

Rank|8

Parents|Kevin and Kelly Rich

GPA|4.816

Activities, honors, awards|Beta club, honor student, graduating with state honors

Future plans|My future plans are to attend Tennessee Tech University and earn my bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering. Afterwards, I plan on working in automotive design.

Bailey Leighann Powell

Rank|9

Parents|Ron Alan and Tonia Powell

GPA|4.814

Activities, honors, awards|cheerleading, golf, Golf Coaches Association of Tennessee (GCAT) Scholar-Athlete Team, Interact, Beta club, FCCLA, district golf champion in 2015, district golf runner-up in 2016

Future plans|After graduating high school, I plan to attend Tennessee Tech University and go into the pre-pharmacy program. After gaining all of the prerequisite classes required for pharmacy school, I will either attend Belmont University or South College to finish up my doctorate of pharmacy (degree). Hopefully, I can move back to Lafayette and work as a pharmacist.

Patricia June Hummel

Rank|10

Parents|Michelle Hummel

GPA|4.793

Activities, honors, awards| Marching band, Beta club, honor student

Future plans|I plan on attending Middle Tennessee State University in the fall. Once there, I will be studying business education and participating in the Band of Blue. It is my intention to move back to Colorado once I have completed my bachelor’s (degree) and work in the city.