Senior Spotlight: Mickiah Bardin

Mickiah Bardin is a 2020 Senior at Uniontown Area High School. She attended Menallen Elementary School, Ben Franklin Middle School, Uniontown area High School as well as The Fayette County Career and Technical Institute for Advanced Manufacturing (AMA) . Mickiah had an Interesting 4 years of high school. In her sophomore year in April, just after her 16th birthday Mickiah found out that she was pregnant with her daughter Dahlia. It was a rough start but she was able to get back on her feet and finished the school year. She was able to push forward making outstanding grades so she could graduate with her classmates as a Senior in 2020.

Activities: Art Club (2016-2020), Biology Club (2018-2020), she was also elected President of Bio Club her Senior Year, as well as taking AMA at the Fayette CTI (2017-2020).

Future Plans: Mickiah Plans on going to Vet Tech to become a Veterinarian.

Fun Fact: Mickiah loves taking Photography Pictures as well as doing art projects

Favorite Quote: “It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal.”

Advice to upcoming Seniors: No matter whats blocking your path you can get through anything!

Thoughts on senior year ending so abruptly: “Even though its been stressful for a lot of us and its upsetting how fast it ended, I’m still getting through all of it. Knowing the fact I may not be able to walk across the stage with all my friends upsets me too, but I know all of this is for our safety. We have our own motivations, mine is my daughter. Even though I can’t physically be in school, I’m still working very hard online to provide a life for my daughter and I.”

Shout out’s and thank you’s:Shout to myself for knocking down any obstacles stopping me from graduating this year. To my mom for telling me that I can get through anything. I love you mom thank you. To my best friend Seneca for getting my story out there and helping me get through a lot of troubled times. “Also a huge shout out to all my friends who’ve been with me since Freshman year.”

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