Cypress Lakes High School senior Hailey Taylor was an academic all-state and all-district performer for the Lady Spartans golf team this season. A fan of Ralph Waldo Emerson and a top performer in her calculus class, Taylor stays driven and determined to succeed. She will graduate from Cypress Lakes in June and enroll at Trinity University in the fall.
School: Cypress Lakes High School
Accomplishments: TGCA Golf Academic All State; CFISD Golf Academic All District; Cypress Lakes Golf Academic Award.
Favorite class: Calculus. “It is like a giant puzzle that I get to work out and solve. It is challenging and rewarding.”
Favorite things to do after class: Reading, particularly Emerson’s works; Sudoku and play golf.
Favorite song: Shut Up and Dance by Walk the Moon
Favorite TV show: Survivor. “It’s intriguing to watch how the characters interact and progress throughout the show and challenges.”
Favorite movie: Pride and Prejudice. “It embodies how people should not be quick to judge.”
Ambition: To try to accomplish what I put my mind to. “I try to stay driven and determined.”
What topics/things are you passionate about? “I am passionate about always trying my best and giving it my all. I crave to understand.”
What inspires you? The idea that I can always be and do more than I already am doing. “I can always reach a higher level of myself.”
What three things can’t you live without? Friends/family, books and traveling.
What are you most looking forward to this semester? Graduating and then attending Trinity University in the fall.