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Sophie Kemp-Sherman

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County: Greenbrier

High School: Greenbrier East High School
GPA: 4.1

Activities and achievements: Sophie balances her academic achievements — she is a member of the National Honor Society and attended the Governor's Honors Academy — with her hobbies. She is a four-year member of the track and cross country teams and also studies piano and vocal music.

Plans: Sophie wants to study architecture at a four-year college. She is particularly interested in sustainability and renewable energy in design. She hopes also to continue pursuing her music studies while in college and keep running, either competitively or in a club.