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Graduation 2018: South Rowan All-County Scholars

South Rowan High School All-County Scholars

Kara Nicole Steele

Kara Nicole Steele is the daughter of Kevin and Miranda Steele of Salisbury. A senior at South Rowan High School, she attended Millbridge Elementary School and China Grove Middle School.

In the fall, she will attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she will study biology. She hopes to become an OB/GYN.

Favorite assigned book: “Beloved” by Toni Morrison.

Defining moment in my life: The moment in my life that has carried me thus far is the moment I got saved. The day that I found Christ and my faith is a day that I will always remember. Everything I do from that day forward is for the glory of his name.

Secret to high school success: Always have your laptop charged, always respect the teachers and always give every assignment your absolute best.

If I had $10 million: I would use the money to put myself and my little brother through college. With what is left over, I would donate to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Logan Elizabeth Weaver

Logan Elizabeth Weaver is the daughter of Angie and Danny Weaver of China Grove. A senior at South Rowan, she attended Landis Elementary School and Corriher-Lipe Middle School.

In the fall, she will attend Johnson and Wales University, where she will study business administration.

Favorite assigned book: “Wuthering Heights” by Emily Brontë.

Defining moment in my life: When I realized I wanted to major in business administration instead of nursing.

Secret to high school success: Knowing what you want to accomplish and setting tangible goals. If you know specifically what you want, it makes you more determined to get it.

If I had $10 million: I would donate it to help public schools in North Carolina in an attempt to heighten students’ interest in their education.

Addison Lynne Wise

Addison Lynne Wise is the daughter of Scott and Amy Wise of China Grove. A senior at South Rowan, she attended Landis Elementary School and Corriher-Lipe Middle School.

In the fall, she will attend The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she will study medicine.

Favorite assigned book: “Beloved” by Toni Morrison.

Defining moment in my life: Winning the state cheerleading championships with her team.

Secret to high school success: Take classes you are interested in.

If I had $10 million: Buy a lifetime pass to Disney World.

Taylor Brianna Mauldin

Taylor Brianna Mauldin is the daughter of Todd and Danielle Mauldin of China Grove. A senior at South Rowan, she attended Enochville Elementary School and China Grove Middle School.

In the fall, she will attend Emory and Henry College, where she will study biology and equine studies. She hopes to become a veterinarian.

Favorite assigned book: “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Defining moment in my life: When I got recruited to play soccer at Emory and Henry. It felt like all my work had finally paid off.

Secret to high school success: Setting goals and doing whatever it takes to reach those goals.

If I had $10 million: I would first make sure my family is taken care of, then I would donate some to missions and save the rest for after college.

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