Trigg County High School Nominees
Harrison competed in the Arts discipline part of the Regional Academic All-Star Team.
Courtney Harrison, the daughter of Angela Killebrew, Cadiz, is a student at Trigg County High School. She was nominated by Audrey Jones on TCHS.
“Courtney is a team player and will work hard as a leader and team member to make sure that her team is successful,” Jones said.
Harrison plans to attend Belmont University or Murray State University. She plans to major in music education. Her career goal is to become a middle or high school band director.
Erin Hamilton Oakley
Oakley competed in the Career & Technical discipline part of the Regional Academic All-Star Team.
Erin Hamilton Oakley, daughter of Greg and Connie Oakley, Cadiz, is a student at Trigg County High School. She was nominated by Clara Beth Hyde of TCHS.
“I have the pleasure of having Erin in Health Service classes since her freshman year at Trigg County High School,” Hyde said. “Erin has maintained a 4.0 GPA in each of these classes. I believe that she has paved herself a road that will be easy for her to follow.”
Oakley will attend Hopkinsville Community College and then she plans to transfer to University of Kentucky professional pharmacy school. After graduating from pharmacy school, she plans to return to her hometown to work in a small community pharmacy or open a pharmacy of her own.
Snyder competed in the English discipline part of the Regional Academic All-Star Team.
Morgan Snyder, the daughter of Darrell and Dana Snyder, Cadiz, is a student at Trigg County High SchoolShe was nominated by John Cunningham of TCHS.
“Morgan possesses a good sense of humor, is very respectable, diligent, and carriers herself well among her peers,” Cunningham said. “She is very involved in her church, her community, and she clearly understands the value of selfless contribution.”
Snyder will be attending Murray State University where she will be obtaining a degree in Music Education. She plans to pursue a career as a high school band director, not only to teach the aspects of music but the application of it in their everyday lives.
Laura Elisabeth Baggett
Baggett competed in the Foreign Language discipline part of the Regional Academic All-Star Team.
Laura Elisabeth Baggett, the daughter of Geoff and Kim Baggett, Cadiz, is a student at Heritage Christian Academy. She was nominated by Kathy Carver of HCA.
“Academically, Laura Beth is a foreign language teacher’s dream student,” Carver said. “She is an excellent spokesperson for the value of learning to speak another language.”
Baggett will attend Campbellsville University. She plans to double major in Nursing and Social Work. Upon receiving an Associate’s degree in Nursing and a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, she plans to pursue a Master’s Degree in Social Work.
Dori Lynn Sheehan
Sheehan competed in the Journalism discipline part of the Regional Academic All-Star Team.
Dori Lynn Sheehan, the daughter of Charlene Sheehan, Cadiz, is a student at Trigg County High School. She was nominated by Becky Ginn of TCHS.
“Dori is the type of student that sees the task in front of her and makes sure that it is done correctly and on time, that is extremely important for journalism,” Ginn said. “She is the type of student who will succeed and has found success in the written word.”
Sheehan will be attending Western Kentucky University. She would like to acquire a degree in Interior Design with a minor in Architecture. One of her life goals is to someday own her own business in the western Kentucky area.
Starks competed in the Math discipline part of the Regional Academic All-Star Team.
Melissa Starks, the daughter of George and Sue Starks, Cadiz, is a student at Trigg County High School. She was nominated by Andrea Dunn of TCHS.
“Melissa is an excellent math student,” Dunn said. “She is able to comprehend the material very quickly and is always we prepared for class. Melissa will be successful in whatever she chooses to do.”
Although undecided as to where she will attend college, Starks plans to major in English.
Clark competed in the Scienced discipline part of the Regional Academic All-Star Team.
Garret Clark, the son of Jackie and Harriet Clark, Cadiz, is a student at Trigg County High School. He was nominated by Kim Adams of TCHS.
“Garrett has a natural inclination towards mathematics and science,” Adams said. “He has the insight to synthesize new information quickly, having the rare ability to view a concept from a broader perspective and apply it to new situations.”
Clark has been appointed to the US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He will obtain his Bachelor Degree in Science while there. He plans to minor in aeronautical engineering and possibly political science. Eventually, he hopes to become a fighter pilot and maybe even an astronaut.
Gorman competed in the Social Studies/Economics discipline part of the Regional Academic All-Star Team.
Hanna Gorman, the daughter of Mike and Christy Gorman, Cadiz, is a student at Trigg County High School. She was nominated by Donna Kranz of TCHS.
“Hanna has always displayed a tremendous interest in citizenship, government and current events and is an outstanding citizen of our high school and community,” Kranz said. “She is truly an amazing and outstanding young lady that gives 110% to everything she does and 110% to all people.”
Gorman has been accepted into Liberty University. She plans to major in Biology as a pre-med or pre-pharmacy student. Her goal is to pursue a career in Pharmacy or Medicine.
Trigg County Middle School Nominees
Alyssa J. Stallons
Stallons represented Trigg County Middle School in English.
Alyssa J. Stallons attends Trigg County Middle School and is the daughter of Lance and Angie Stallons.
McCloud represented Trigg County Middle School in Math.
Ryan attends Trigg County Middle School and is the son of Travis and Sharon McCloud.
Want represented Trigg County Middle School in Science.
Rachel attends Trigg County Middle School and is the daughter of Becky and Leldon Want.
Blaine Wade Alexander
Alexander represented Trigg County Middle School in Social Studies.
Blaine attends Trigg County Middle School and is the son of Kevin and Kim Alexander.
(Information for this staff report was submitted by Taylor Hayes of the Kentucky New Era.)