The daughter of Mark and Gwen Parish of Earth, she will attend West Texas A&M University, majoring in Piano Performance and Pedagogy as well as Elementary Education. A gold medalist the last two years in Piano Performance at the State Solo and Ensemble contest, she won silver medals her freshman and sophomore years. She is a two-time winner of the Outstanding Pianist Award at the Greater Southwest Music Festival in Amarillo. Jill was president of the National Honor Society for two years. She participated in cross country, basketball, track and golf four years. She was on the District Championship golf team for two years and the Lady Wolverines basketball teams that were District and Area champions and Regional quarterfinalists in 2013. She was a third-place medalist in golf in 2013, an Area qualifier in the 800-Meter and 1600-Meter Relays, and Regional qualifier in the 1600-Meter Relay in 2013.