Sarah played the flute in the Golden Tornado band for four years where she was section leader and drum major for two years. She served as the Siren newspaper editor for two years. Sarah competed in UIL for two years where she received fourth place at regionals in Editorial Writing her junior year and qualified for state her senior year. She also placed fourth at district in News Writing her senior year. Sarah was inducted into the National Honor Society her junior year and served as treasurer her senior year. She was actively involved in SUMMIT for two years and One Act Play her sophomore and junior year. She was a member of the Community Problem Solving Team her freshman year, and received classroom achievement awards in Biology, Theater, Spanish 1, Food Science, Chemistry, BCIS, English 2, Digital Graphics and Animation, and Who's Who in Journalism. Sarah was on the "A" Honor roll all four years of high school.
Sarah has been awarded a Presidential Scholarship from McMurry University and the Hardin Simmons University Presidential Scholarship.