Before the Academy: Graduated from Durant High School ... coach was Jeff Garrett. Athletic Awards/Accomplishments: Soccer, basketball, cross country, track All-State Soccer 2013, All-District Soccer 2012/2011, All District Honorable Mention Soccer 2010 and qualified for State in Cross Country 2013/2011 ... qualified for State in Track 2012/2011/2010, Lion Heart Award Soccer 2013/2012, Lion Heart Award Track 2010, Lion Heart Award Cross Country 2013 and fastest time Cross Country 2010 ... varsity letters in Soccer/Track/Cross Country/Basketball. Academics: National Honors Society (4), Honor Roll (4), Superintendent's Honor Roll (4). Personal: Parents are Ray and Rhonda Richards ... father coaches football at SOSU, mother is a professor at the school ... has two sisters, Taylor, who plays basketball at SOSU, and Alexa, a junior in high school ... career goals include travel ... hobbies include swimming, reading, writing, running and organizing.
Academy: Major is undecided ... member of Cadet Squadron 28 - Blackbirds. Expectations: "I expect myself to try to get through and excel in everything I do. I am trying to expect the most out of myself as possible, whether that means being at the top of my class or giving all my effort to pass."