Class of 2021: Haileigh Deming – Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School

Haileigh Deming - Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School
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Haileigh Deming - Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School

Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School

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Haileigh Deming

Salutatorian

Parents: Karie and Ken Deming

College or other plans: Oneonta State

After college: High school biology teacher

What has been the hardest part of the last year of school, and the most rewarding: Hardest — trying to cope with the new hybrid schedule. Rewarding — The culmination of all my hard work paying off and having more restrictions lifted to be able to see my friends/family again.

What have you learned about yourself during the pandemic/how have you changed: It’s important to change your perspective on the world. I’ve learned so many things about myself that I never knew I could. It’s important to cherish everything you have and every opportunity that you receive. No matter how big or how small, everything is important.

What is the memory of high school you will never forget/What will you miss most about high school: I will never forget the amazing relationships I was able to form with my friends and teachers. I will forever miss the people that have stuck by my side for all four years and made my experience in high school unforgettable.

What’s in your music player: Country

Favorite book or author: “Love, Lucas” by Chantele Sedgwick

Best part about graduating: Excited to see what the future has to bring.

Who or what inspires you: My mom

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