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ACADEMIC SPOTLIGHT: Hailey Jackson and Emily McCombs

ACADEMIC SPOTLIGHT: Hailey Jackson and Emily McCombs

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Culpeper County High School

Hailey Jackson

Junior, 17

Parents: John and Cheryl Jackson

Subjects currently taking

Principles of psychology, American national government, survey of English literature, survey of humanities, introduction to computer applications, early childhood education, chemistry

Honors and awards

Captain – JV cheer, JV basketball, varsity cheer; Coaches Award – E-Squared; Germanna Scholars Program; honor roll – academic letter; I Like You But… I Love Me More girl’s forum; National Honor Society

Extracurricular activities

Superintendent Student Advisory Group, class vice president, SCA treasurer, FCCLA president, National Honor Society treasurer, I Like You But… I Love Me More


JV cheer, track, JV basketball, varsity cheer

Community involvement

Culpeper Football Association—coach and water girl; Explorers Program with the Town Police; I Like You But… I Love Me More Girls Forum; S.A.F.E Services To Abused Families.


I love watching movies, spending time with my family and working to develop my non-profit organization, I like you but…I love me more.

Hopes, dreams and ambitions

I plan to attend The University of Alabama and double major in business and political science. I would like to continue to develop my business and work in the community to empower young women to love themselves.

Eastern View High School

Emily M. McCombs

Senior, 17

Parents: Mike and Paula McCombs

Subjects currently taking

English 12 honors, Virginia government honors, economics & personal finance, ecology, early childhood education II, advanced physical conditioning, student aide

Honors and awards

12th: National Honor Society

11th: National Honor Society, A/B honor roll, first team all-conference varsity basketball 2016, Most Valuable Player EVHS varsity basketball 2016, Silver Medal Nationals FCCLA—Sports Nutrition Occupational

10th: A/B honor roll, first team all-conference varsity basketball, honorable mention all-conference varsity basketball 2015, Most Improved Player EVHS varsity basketball 2015

9th: All A honor roll, 1st Place Virginia FCCLA—Sports Nutrition-Virginia Beach, Silver Medal Nationals FCCLA—San Antonio, Texas

Extracurricular activities

9th-12th: FCCLA


9th-12th: Varsity basketball

11th-12th: Varsity golf

Community involvement

Assist with family mowing business, volunteer annually at Cyclone Basketball Camp, USDA Food Distribution at CUMC, Angel Tree


Playing sports of all types, cooking, traveling and spending time with family.

Hopes, Dreams and ambitions

I plan to attend college to become a teacher and I hope to play basketball at the college level. Later in life, I intend to coach so that I can use my passion for sports to inspire others to strive for their best.

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