She is the daughter of Barry and Joyce Haggard of Ashland City.
During her time at SHS, she was a member of the Student Council, National Honor Society, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Pep Club, Best Buddies Club, Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Club and the Director of Schools’ Student Advisory Council.
In addition, Haggard participated in Youth Leadership Cheatham County her junior year and played soccer all four years, serving as team captain her senior year. She was a member of the HOSA Club for four years, serving as president her senior year.
Haggard has received numerous scholarships, including the Volunteer Scholarship, Heritage Bank Scholarship, Cheatham County Community Foundation Scholarship and Community Bank & Trust Scholarship.
Haggard will enroll at the University of Tennessee College of Nursing to pursue a degree in nursing and eventually become a nurse practitioner.
“My time at Sycamore has been full of ups and downs, but ultimately I am grateful for all I have learned both inside and outside of the classroom, and I'm ready to begin this new chapter in life,” she said.
Lauren Hunsicker is the salutatorian of the Sycamore High School Class of 2018.
She is the daughter of Harmon and Melissa Hunsicker of Goodlettsville.
During her time at SHS, she has been the National Art Honor Society president, a track and field team member for four years, a yearbook staff member for two years, a National Honor Society member for two years, a SCOPE representative, the designer of the 2017 Ashland City mural project and a Student Council Representative for two years.
This year, she received first place for drawing at the Night of the Arts, and she has been the Student of the Month twice throughout high school for History and English.
She received the Trustee Scholarship from Middle Tennessee State University, where I plan to major in visual communication. She hopes to become a graphic designer for a news outlet, advertising company or sports team.
“The highlight of my high school experience was being in National Art Honor Society and track and field. Above all, I enjoyed the opportunities and friendships they gave me,” she said.