Senior Ava Thomas is excited to join The Lance in the fall of 2017. Ava lives in Chesterland with her parents, brother, and pet horses, cats, and snake named Jenga. Ava is heavily involved in the community. She is a two-time state finalist for track, the owner of a school business, a volunteer at Herps Alive reptile rescue, and a two-time state qualifier for speech. Ava competes in Informative Speaking and enjoys focusing on global issues and current events. Ava’s favorite class is AP Biology, and she hopes to pursue pre-med and/or business and economics in college.