John A. Holmes High School - Ashton Copeland

Ashton Copeland


BIOGRAPHY:
My name is Ashton Copeland, and I am a senior at John A. Holmes High School in Edenton. I have actually been attending school in that system since Kindergarten with my same class of about 150, so we are all very close. I live in a very small community and I am thankful for this opportunity as well. It has been uplifting to watch everyone celebrate with one another as well as come together during times of sadness.

During my years in high school, I have tried to participate in a variety of activities. I played tennis on the varsity team, I was elected as an officer for Student Government and Key Club, helped with Bible School, and focused on volunteering. I was lucky to be able to travel with my International Studies class to Denmark and my Spanish class to Spain. This was very interesting to me, being able to learn about world cultures from within them.

I would like to thank everyone around me who has helped me during my years in school. I am excited to begin my studies at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill next year, but I know that it will be a major adjustment, being away from the supportive community that I grew up in.


SCHOOL: John A. Holmes High School
NAME: Ashton Copeland
AGE: 18
PLANS FOR NEXT YEAR: I plan to attend The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
FAVORITE SCHOOL SUBJECT: English
FAVORITE EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITY: Tennis
FAVORITE BOOK: Emma by Jane Austen
FAVORITE SONG: Highway Don’t Care
FAVORITE BAND: Luke Bryan
FAVORITE TV SHOW: Friends
FAVORITE MOVIE: Gone With the Wind
FAVORITE ACTOR/ACTRESS: Jennifer Aniston
FAVORITE FOOD: Ice cream
FAVORITE THING TO DO ON WEEKENDS: Spending time with my family
FAVORITE SEASON: Fall
FUN FACT: My dog is larger than my (mini) horse.
IF YOU WERE STRANDED ON A DESERTED ISLAND AND COULD ONLY TAKE ONE ITEM WITH YOU, WHAT WOULD IT BE?: A good book

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