Avery Knight – Texas Nomination & Photography by Heidi Knight Photography Issue 70 of Inspiring Teens Magazine
Nomination: Avery's unwavering pursuit of excellence and self-motivation inspires me. Since 7th grade, she aimed to be a HS marching band drum major. Without prompting, she diligently practiced the saxophone, achieving success in competitions. Avery also dedicates her free time to playing with the Wimberley Valley Big Band. Now, as a junior, she has realized her dream of becoming a drum major! Avery's self-discipline, self-confidence, and dedication to her dreams are inspiring. Additionally, as a National Honor Society member, she dreams of joining the Fightin' Texas Aggie Band and pursuing a career in law.
What inspiring things about you does your nomination not cover? I volunteer for local community charities for various clubs and non-profits such as NHS, Leo Club, Austin Fire Department, and local businesses. I manage the social media content for the Wimberley High School Band's account as well as my saxophone's section account.
What else would you like to talk about? I have 2 cats, Junebug & July, I love to bake, I love traveling, I love spending time at the lake, I love that my mom is a professional photographer because my sister and I always have new beautiful photos and we can take any new photoshoot ideas to her and she will make them happen. My older sister is my very best friend.
What do you feel passionate about or could talk about forever? Right now, band is my favorite activity and the thing I love to talk about. I love managing their social media accounts, I love the friendships, I love the leadership opportunities, and all the fun we have together. Band is so much more than an activity, it is a community and sort of a way of life.
How did you find your photographer, Heidi Knight Photography? What was your experience like? What did you love most about it? My photographer is my mom. She let my sister and me rent dresses from Utah Gowns (found on Instagram) and took photos of us all dressed up on our vacation to Navarre, Florida this summer. We got up extra early to catch the sunrise on the beach and posed for about 20 minutes. It was fun, easy, and I LOVE the photos! How will I ever top this for my senior photoshoot next year? To be determined... but I know we'll find a way.
Look for Avery in issue 70 of Inspiring Teens Magazine!