Parker County Today June 2016 - Page 34

JUNE 2016 PA R K E R C O U N T Y T O D AY the atmosphere. “I like Florida. The school is close to the beach and the architecture of the school is very modern. I went to a couple of classes and it was really interesting,” he said. “It will be a good change of pace. I just like the beach in general,” he continued. He is considering majoring in engineering because math and science are his favorite subjects. He built a Tesla coil which produces high-voltage, low-current and high frequency alternating-current electricity with his grandfather. He enjoyed that process and seeing how it worked. Victory High School students recently celebrated the end of school at their spring semi-formal. They went out to dinner and then attended a play in Cleburne. They stayed up the rest of the night playing laser tag. “We were all tired but it was fun,” he said. He’s looking forward to going to a new place, and making new relationships, but will miss his family and getting to see how Weatherford grows. While in high school, he participated in Weatherford’s youth advisory council where he saw up-close how civic government 32 works. From that experience, he shared that “You shouldn’t complain if you aren’t going to take the time to be involved,” he said. “You should vote every time you can.” Cheyenne Graham Parents Jessica & Jason Graham Cheyenne will be attending Weatherford College in the fall where she is considering two diverse career paths. One is an x-ray technician the other is a cosmetologist. She is thinking of becoming an x-ray technician because it is a high paying career and you can begin in only two years. Being a cosmetologist would allow her to be her own boss, “Taking all the risks, I’ve always kind of liked cutting hair,” she said. She would like to stay in Weatherford to 215 N Main St., Weatherford, TX 76086 (817) 594-3333 Closed Monday and Tuesday Wednesday - 4pm-8pm (ish) • Thursday - 4pm-10pm (ish) Friday - 1pm-11pm (ish) • Saturday - 11am-11pm (ish)• Sunday - 4pm-8 pm (ish) open a salon. “I love Weatherford. Everyone’s nice and it’s very hospitable. Going into companies they treat you like family,” she said. Her best memory at Victory was coming in second in state for basketball. She’s played both wing guard and post during her basketball tenure. “Everything about basketball I think is fun. Running and shooting, the relationships you build through basketball, even with other teams,” she said. “Getting a degree and being done with school is what she’s looking forward to,” she continued. There are only two seniors this year at Victory, so she’s also looking forward to meeting more people when she starts at Weatherford College. Parker County Today wishes all the best to the 2016 Parker County Graduates