Kelcee Ayers

Kelcee Ayers

Valedictorian Bryce Chapel, 18

What was the best part of high school?

Probably all the friends I’ve made along the way.

What advice would you give to incoming freshmen?

Always be one step ahead of your assignments and enjoy it while it lasts.

What was your biggest accomplish-ment during high school?

Probably this medal (lifting valedictorian medallion).

How do you feel now that you’re graduating?

It really feels like it’s not real. We’ve worked so hard, almost over our entire lifetime, just to get to this moment. It’s gone so fast.

What are your plans after graduation?

I plan to go to Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, to major in cybersecurity.

Salutatorian Kelcee Ayers, 18

What was the best part of high school?

I was really close with the softball team, so probably becoming friends with them on the field. My favorite part of school was the Academy (of Hospitality) classes. I made a lot of friends there.

What advice would you give to incoming freshmen?

Everybody says it, but just go get involved in as much as you can.

What was your biggest accomplishment during high school?

Going out of my comfort zone. I joined more clubs online, got more involved. I’ve definitely grown a lot since my freshman year. I just got more comfortable with myself.

How do you feel now that you’re graduating?

I’m excited for college. I’m going to Florida, so I’m ready to go to a new state and explore a different city. I’ve lived in Sanford my whole life, so it’s definitely gonna be a change. I’m sad to leave everybody, but I’m excited.

What are your plans after graduation?

(I’m going to the) University of Florida. I’m going to major in biology. I want to go into forensics, maybe. Forensic pathology has always interested me.