Flashback Friday to 2009

Today, marks 10 years since I graduated high school!

That’s right, TEN!!

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On one hand it feels like so much has happened since then and on the other hand, I feel like I blinked and we went from 2009 to 2019!

I can remember everything like it was yesterday!

Today, I thought I would blog about high school and post some flashback photos!!

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Home of the Blue Eagles

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June 7th, 2009

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My first prom, sophomore year!

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I cheered all throughout high school! My sister and I cheered on varsity together my sophomore year/ her senior year!

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Me, Morgan, & Kacy! The 3 of us were inseparable!! (side note: I use to be obsessed with American Idol and I went to a concert to see the top 12 perform one year and I brought them back the t-shirts they’re wearing LOL!)

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Morgan and I were always up to something ridiculous LOL! How cool was her room back then??

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My little brother Ethan was born my sophomore year of high school! Look how teeeeny he was!

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Pretty sure this was high school cheerleading camp!

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This photo was taken in Bonclarken, a camp ground in Hendersonville! My church use to take us there 3 times a year!

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Junior year prom!

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I use to go to the beach with Brittney every summer!

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This had to be a birthday celebration one year! All birthdays use to be celebrated at the Mexican Restaurant in Clover!

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So many memories at El Mexicano

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Hanging out in the parking lot because all the cool kids did it LOL

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This picture was taken in the front yard at one of our best friend, Curtis’ house! We use to spend a lot of time over there playing guitar hero! Haha!

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Cheerleader Car Wash

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This girl was my high school “twin”

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These photos were taken on Easter one year!

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One night at my house, Kacy, Morgan, and I thought it was a good idea to have a cake fight in my kitchen!! LOL! I still remember this night because my mom was also pregnant with my youngest brother, Ethan. “There’s cake ALLL over my kitchen!” hahaha

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My birthday…. just can’t remember which one! I’m thinking the summer I turned 18 right after graduation??

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The best to my friend

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Morgan, Curtis, Kacy, CJ, and I at “The Grill” Kacy’s family owns this cool spot!

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Seniors!!!

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Kayla!

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Looks like a wild night of card games at someones house

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My mom use to decorate the cheerleader float for the Christmas parade each year!

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Another year, another beach trip with Britt!

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Britt, Me, & Kelsey

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Morgan’s birthday

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back at El Mexicano

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I use to coach little league cheerleading back in high school

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Take me back!!

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Getting ready for the sports banquet my senior year at my house

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Friday Night Lights

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Senior Prom

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I think this is my junior year, the year our football team won state!

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Check out that digital camera!!! LOL

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So many high school memories are revolved around cheerleading!

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One year, Ashley and I went outside in the snow to take pictures in bathing suits…. what were we thinking??

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Last day of high school!

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Celebrating at Eagles Nest

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Time to graduate! BFF’s!!

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Found this cute photo of Ethan wearing my graduation cap! lol

After graduation!

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Joy! I could always go to this girl and talk about Jesus!! Love her!

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grad week!

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Another grad week photo! We went all the way to the beach to eat at Olive Garden! lol

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That concludes my photo overload!!

Now a few quick questions regarding high school….

-What kind of music did you listen to? Country.. I was a huge Carrie Underwood fan in high school and still am now!

-What was your favorite show to watch on tv? The Bachelor… some things really never change

-What kind of car did you drive? An old Chevrolet blazer 

-Where were you on Friday nights? The football stadium and El Mexicano after (We ate there so much that the owner brought his family to one of our cheerleading competitions!)

-What was your favorite subject? Umm… Fashion Merchandise? 

-Who was your favorite teacher? That’s easy.. Frank Falls! I can’t even begin to describe him but if you went to my high school then you understand LOL! He’s hilarious!

-Who was your celebrity crush? Oh that’s easy, Chad Michael Murray

-How did you spend your free time? When I was not in school or at cheerleading, I was likely with Morgan and Kacy. We use to ride around in Morgan’s mustang covertable with the top back listening to music! Young, wild, and free lol

-What is one memory that you have from high school? I remember being out of school a week because I had the flu and when I came back to school I talked A LOT!! I got in trouble and had to move seats! That was like the one and only time I ever got in trouble! haha

-What is something you would tell your high school self? Don’t wish your life away! Enjoy every moment! We would always hear grown-ups say, “life goes by way too fast.” The grown- ups were right though.. you blink and it’s been TEN years! I would say, don’t worry so much about your next step in life, enjoy your current situation and what God has given you right NOW!

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Still can’t believe it’s been TEN whole years! I’m so thankful for the town, school, and people who shaped me!

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