At Bob Jones High School, Kate participated in the National Honor Society, the International Thespian Society, and the Latin Club. She was also heavily involved in her school's drama program, student directing a play that competed in the Southeastern Theatre Conference. Kate was an active member of her church's youth group and served as an elementary Sunday school teacher for two years. Over the past several summers, she volunteered and interned at the local branch of the public library. Though she remains undeclared in her major, Kate hopes to focus on International Studies and languages.