Hey everyone! My name is Kasey Tooley, and I am a senior at the Beaufort County Early College High School. My mom, Angie Tooley, lives in Pinetown and my dad, Ray Tooley, lives in Hyde County. After I graduate, I plan to attend NC State University to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. Many people think that students at BCECHS don’t get to do normal things like other public school students; but that’s not true. I played softball and basketball for three of my high school years and volleyball for one with The Eastern Association of Christian Homeschoolers (TEACH). I also have been to many proms (at my school and other schools), elected Class President, and had the chance to participate in clubs such as The Gamma Beta Phi Society. The only difference between me and any other high school graduate is that I will be receiving an Associate’s Degree from the Beaufort County Community College along with my high school diploma. Outside of school, my interest include singing, playing guitar, wakeboarding, hunting, fishing, photography, volunteering with animals, spending time with my friends, my family and God. I also enjoy being involved with community events, such as Relay for Life, in both Hyde and Beaufort County. With one foot in Beaufort County and the other foot in Hyde County, I have a very busy and well-rounded lifestyle. I am honored to be representing BCECHS’ Class of 2013 and wish all other graduates the best of luck. We did it!
SCHOOL: Beaufort County Early College
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NAME: Kasey Tooley
PLANS FOR NEXT YEAR: My plans for next year are to attend NC State University for a degree in Animal Science.
FAVORITE SCHOOL SUBJECT: Math and Science
FAVORITE EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITY: Singing and playing guitar.
FAVORITE BOOK: The Lucky One
FAVORITE SONG: Hey Pretty Girl” by Kip Moore or “See You Again” by Carrie Underwood
FAVORITE BAND: Carrie Underwood and/or Keith Urban
FAVORITE TV SHOW: The Voice
FAVORITE MOVIE: The Fast and Furious series
FAVORITE ACTOR/ACTRESS: Paul Walker
FAVORITE FOOD: Japanese food (Hibachi)
FAVORITE THING TO DO ON WEEKENDS: Spend time with my friends or be on the water.
FAVORITE SEASON: Spring
FUN FACT: It isn’t out of the ordinary for me to go from driving a tractor and farming for my father one week to preparing for a runway fashion show the next week.
IF YOU WERE STRANDED ON A DESERTED ISLAND AND COULD ONLY TAKE ONE ITEM WITH YOU, WHAT WOULD IT BE?: Well, my first thought was a cell phone that way I could get off of the island…no one said there wasn’t cell phone reception. :)