Meridian Star


February 17, 2013

Distinguished Young Women

Local high school girls vie for Meridian, Lauderdale County titles


MERIDIAN — Katie Michelle Bruister

High School: Meridian High School

Career Goals: Pediatrician

College Choices: University of Georgia

Activities/Honors: Leadership Lauderdale * Meridian High School Varsity Cheerleader * National Honor Society * Competitive Dance at Carol Merrill Academy * Fellowship of Christian Athletes * Piano with Debbie Hermetz * Meridian High School Varsity Tennis * Dusty Social Service Club * Youth Advisory Council (10th Grade President) * President of Junior Civitan at Meridian High

Talent: Piano selection "Egyptian Rhapsody" by Nancy Faber

Alice Katherine McKelvey

High School: Lamar School

Career Goal: Music Supervisor/ Music Technology

College Choices: Belmont University

Activities/Honors: National Honor Society * Beta Club * Mu Alpha Theta * Spanish Honor Society * LHS Cross Country, Captain * LHS Softball * LHS Track * LHS Basketball * First Presbyterian Youth Group * Guitar & Piano

Talent: Vocal performance with guitar accompaniment to "Train Song" by Vashti Bunyan

Tykia Breshae Watts

High School: Meridian High School

Career Goals: Pre-Med Career, OB-GYN

College Choices: Undecided

Activities/Honors: Freedom Rock - Church Member/Nursery Ministry * National Honor Society * Youth Advisory Council * Fellowship of Christian Athletes * Varsity Cheerleading Squad * Marching Band * Meridian High School Theatre Group * Varsity Powerlifting Team * Art Club * Track Team

Talent: Tenor Saxophone Performance to "My Heart Will Go On" by Céline Dion

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