Ardrey Kell Softball Player Wins Community Heroes Award
Ardrey Kell High School senior softball player Sterling Strickland has been named the Queen City Audio, Video and Appliances Community Heroes Award Winner. The daughter of Freeman and Garianna Strickland plays pitcher for the Knights Softball Team. She has recorded many huge wins over her career, including serving as the winning pitcher for two conference championship games.
Sterling has been in the Girl Scouts for 13 years, starting as a Daisy and she is currently an Ambassador. As a Girl Scout Sterling has earned the Bronze Award, which involved heading up a collection of pop tops to give to the Ronald McDonald house. For her Silver Award she worked with Autistic kids to teach them about the game of baseball/softball. She is currently in the last couple of stages for her Gold Award, which involves teaching girls about all the opportunities of a career in the field of engineering. Sterling is also a four-year member of Knights in Action at Ardrey Kell. Some of her volunteer work over the years has been with Second Harvest Food Bank, Stop Hunger Now and the YMCA.
After touring 20 colleges across the Southeast, Sterling has decided to attend Georgia Southern University and major in Mechanical Engineering. Sterling is a member of the National Honor Society, the National Technical Honor Society, the Latin Club and she is President of Girls Engineering Change, a club at Ardrey Kell to promote girls in the field of engineering.
Queen City Audio, Video and Appliances salutes Sterling Strickland for her commitment to our community.