Fine-tuned her base running throughout the season in practice … continues to do whatever is necessary to help the team … committed student-athlete who represented the program proudly once again on and off the field … active in the community … spent part of her 2012 summer speaking to and encouraging youth in positive ways at the Dixie Softball State Tournament banquet … extremely coachable and well-liked player who repeatedly works hard every day in practice … always a part of any team activity.
Given the Seminole Warrior Award for her excellence in strength and conditioning … became known as a hard-working, energetic player who was willing to serve in any role … primarily the team’s bullpen catcher … pinch ran against North Florida on May 1 … did not register an at-bat.
Received numerous awards at Maclay High … played varsity softball from 2007-11 … team captain in her final three seasons … won the H.E.A.D. Award in 2010, the sportsmanship award in 2009 and the coaches award in 2008 … was a baserunning champion … named to the high honor roll from 2007-11 … member of the French Honor Society … president of the 4H District 3 … girls state lieutenant governor in 2010 … also participated in horseback riding and the Tallahassee bible study.
Born Dec. 8, 1992 … majoring in hospitality management … daughter of Elva and Steve Peppers … has one brother and one sister … played volleyball, basketball and softball in high school … favorite ice cream flavor is Moose Tracks … favorite movie is “Lion King” … National Geographic is her favorite magazine … watches “Modern Family” … friends are something she could not live without … names dedication and responsibility as qualities that make a team leader.