Lauren Weaver, an student for the past six years at Mount Paran Christian School, is a member of the class of 2019. Lauren has done an exceptional job at balancing her love for and commitment to Christ, academics, and extracurricular activities to demonstrate how to successfully navigate the path that God has designed specifically for her. Lauren’s parents explain that, “Lauren is self-motivated, diligent, very organized, committed to her responsibilities, and unafraid of hard work. She loves God, her friends, and her family. She gives 100% to every commitment in her life.” This is evident when examining Lauren’s achievements and accomplishments as a student at MPCS.
Lauren has been a member of the varsity competition and sideline cheerleading teams all four years of high school. She served as sideline captain during her senior year and is proud to have won the State championship all four years. Lauren was a member of the varsity track team her junior year, and in addition to her athletic activities, Lauren is involved in BETA Club, the National Honor Society, the National Spanish Honor Society, PMI, 11:1 Effect, and the Chick-fil-A Leadership Academy. With a GPA of greater than 4.0, Lauren has been on the Headmaster’s Honor Roll for all four years of high school and is a recipient of the AP Scholar Award. Added to all Lauren does as a student-athlete, she also volunteers in the children’s ministries at Mount Paran Church of God.
Lauren has applied and been accepted to the University of Georgia, Clemson University, Auburn University, the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, the University of Alabama, and Kennesaw State University. She has been awarded scholarships to the University of Georgia (Hope Scholarship and the Zell Miller Scholarship), Auburn University (Academic Charter Scholarship), the University of Tennessee-Knoxville (Volunteer Scholarship), and the University of Alabama (Foundation in Excellence Scholarship). Lauren plans to attend the University of Georgia in the fall to study either biology or psychology. While Lauren is currently uncertain of her exact career goals after college, she believes she would like to pursue a career in either Physical Therapy or Dentistry.
Lauren credits Mr. Fitzpatrick, Mrs. Coleman, and Mrs. Troutman as teachers who have left a lasting impact on her because of the passion they possess about their respective subjects and how sincerely they genuinely want their students to be successful. Her favorite MPCS memory is the England trip during the summer before her senior year. There is no doubt that Lauren will go extremely far and accomplish much in her future.