third ranking student

With a GPA of 4.747, on a scale of 5.0, Kinsey Weatherly is the third-ranking student in the Vernon High School Class of 2023.

The 152 members of the VHS Class of 2023 will graduate during commencement exercises at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 27, at Leo Brittain Field at Lion Stadium.

Kinsey is the daughter of Brian Weatherly and Christy Weatherly, and has a brother, Colton Baker.

A member of the A Honor Roll, Kinsey was in the student athletic trainer program for four years and was active in tennis. She was on the varsity Lions tennis team all four years of her high school career. Kinsey was a member of the 2023 state team tennis champions and was on the 2019 team that reached the state team finals. Kinsey and her partner, Kell Castleberry, won the 2023 Class 3A Mixed Doubles state title in April.

Kinsey plans to complete her associate degree at Vernon College and then transfer to an esthetician school. An esthetician is a trained technician who specializes in skin beautification.