Diamond Edwards

High School: Valley High School
College Choice: Murray State University

Diamond Edwards has been a Whitney M. YOUNG Scholar since the 7th grade. She credits the program with helping build her self-confidence and gain a sense of pride in her academic and personal achievements.

Diamond is an AP and honor roll student at Valley High School. She is a member of the Valley High School Marching Band, Symphonic Band, and is president of her class. Some of her academic achievements include her participation in the Regional and State Science Fairs placing 2nd and 3rd respectively.

Diamond is also involved in numerous extracurricular activities. She is a member of the International Thespians Society and she participated in the Kentucky Theater Association High School Theater Festival in 2018 and 2019. She also attended the Southeast Theater Conference. A talented flutist, Diamond is also a member of the Louisville Youth Orchestra, and she seated in the All-County Symphonic Band, along with several honor bands.

Diamond plans to attend Murray State University in the fall and major in music education.