High School: Wheeling Park High School
Activities and achievements: An accomplished member of Wheeling Park's choral department, Lauren was named to the West Virginia All-State Chorus as a sophomore and attended the Governor's School for the Arts. She is active in her school's theater program and competes with the speech and debate team. Lauren also is a member of Young Patriots, the elite choral group.
Plans: Lauren wants to study at West Virginia University and attend medical school there. She hopes to become a cardiac surgeon.