By: Peyton Gelinger/Sports and News Content Director
“Sorry for inconveniences and mood swings” -Michael Lamar White IV
As senior year is coming close to being over, Barton already has her plans for after high school set. This year Ashleigh attended Elk Lake VOTEC for cosmetology. She plans to pursue a career as a salon owner as well as a stylist at that salon.
During her years at Blue Ridge, Barton kept herself busy participating in school sports and clubs including the following: Volleyball for 4 years, Basketball Cheerleading for 4 years, along with being a Captain her senior year, and National Honors Society for 3 years.
Barton predicts that the next few years after high school will be more challenging, but will also be an exciting time as well. When asked about what advice Barton would give to underclassmen, she stated “Stay focused on your goals” along with, “Friends will come and go.”