Each year, Cumberland County Schools names a graduating senior at each high school as a Standout Senior. The 17 2023 Standout Seniors are bright, hard-working students who have overcome the odds to graduate and dedicate themselves to serving their community.
To learn more about their plans to attend college, serve in the military or begin their careers, go to www.ccs.k12.nc.us/graduation.
Tatyana Younger will graduate from Cumberland Academy Virtual School. She answered these questions about her education and her future.
My most proud moment was when I was announced the class salutatorian.
I plan to attend UNC-Charlotte and major in finance.
As of now, I have received UNC-Charlotte’s Chancellor’s Scholarship.
The only extracurricular activity I participate in right now is my job. At one point, I was the sophomore class vice president. I thoroughly enjoyed that experience.
“The first step is taking the first step.”
My school counselor, Melissa Matthews, always advocated for me and my success. She has always pointed me in the right direction.
I attended Gallberry Farms Elementary School in Hope Mills.