High School: Patrick Henry High School
College: University of Alabama
Boundary lines begin to vanish as soon as Lauren comes near them. Her fierce attitude towards life allows her to achieve all she sets her mind to. A globally-ranked wheelchair tennis champion, Lauren proved distinctions to be mere perception by becoming a force on Patrick Henry High School’s able-bodied varsity tennis team. The indomitable spirit that drives Lauren’s tennis success permeates out of her sports life and into her community work. Her motivational speaking reminds others to break free of their apparent confines to accomplish their goals and extend positive light to the world. Lauren will continue to be an inspiration as she begins her collegiate journey at the University of Alabama.