Standout Student: Kennadie Philpot

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Kennadie Philpot is a senior at Waskom High School.
 
“I want to be a leader.  I want the freshmen and middle school kids to look up to me and be like, I want to be like Kennadie one day.  Like I want to set a good example for them to follow.”
 
She’s on the varsity basketball team, plays softball and is a cheerleader.  Kennadie also completes community service projects with Student Council and National Honor Society.
 
Along with balancing her academics and extra curricular activities, she’s still able to maintain a 3.9 GPA.
 
“With me being involved in so many things, there’s times I have to get up before school to do stuff, to study late, before school, after school.  Have one on one time with teachers if I don’t understand something.  Just going the extra mile to reach my goal.”
 
Kennadie is also a member of First Baptist Church of Waskom’s youth group.
 
“I want people to look at me and say she’s from Waskom. I want to represent Waskom as my hometown.”
 

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