High School: Nicholas County High School
Activities and achievements: Lauren has been heavily involved in 4-H since elementary school and now serves in leadership positions in the organization. She plays varsity volleyball, basketball and softball, has been an All-State player and is an officer with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. She also competed and took honors on the state level with Future Problem Solvers.
Plans: Lauren plans to attend West Virginia University to earn both her undergraduate and graduate degrees in accounting. She wants to become a certified public accountant and eventually start her own business in West Virginia.