Tykeya Swain was recently awarded the National Defense ROTC medal for DAR ROTC Outstanding Student presented by the Bienville Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Swain’s achievements include being ninth in her senior class at Anniston High School, involvement with Anniston Community Education Foundation, JROTC, Future Business Leaders of America, National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Top 25 Scholars, Top 10 Scholars, Key club and the ninth grade Teen Leadership Council. She was vice-president of Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society.
Extracurricular activities include karate, Legacy club, Dancing Preacher and Company and her church choir.
She plans to attend Alabama A&M University in the fall to major in biology for a pre-professional health track as a trauma surgeon and attend Morehouse School of Medicine. She is an upcoming member of the A&M University choir.