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Jami Strawderman

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County: Hardy

High School: East Hardy High School
GPA: 4.1

Activities and achievements: Jami's love of horses led her to become a guide, host and cleaner at Lost River State Park stables. When she isn't horseback riding, she volunteers at the concession stand for East Hardy Little League baseball and softball games, competes in local pageants and fills in as a Sunday school teacher at her church. She's a member of the National Honor Society, RAZE and Future Business Leaders of America. 

Plans: After completing the pre-medicine program at Fairmont State University, Jami would like to go to medical school at West Virginia University. She hopes to eventually become a pediatrician and specialize in caring for premature infants.