Throughout her high school years, Fernanda was very involved in her parents’ family business and spent a majority of her time there. She was an active member of the marching band, serving as flute section leader her junior and senior years. She was also chosen as Outstanding Senior by her band directors. Fernanda was an active member of the National Honors Society, the Key Club, the Beta Club, and was Vice President of her school’s Mu Alpha Theta Chapter. Additionally, she represented her school in the Etowah County Youth Convention and served her school as a Titan Ambassador. She also volunteered her time to an after school program at a local school.