Joshua Ashley graduated with honors from the duPont Manual MST Program in 2017. He was a competitive soccer player for eleven years then focused on swimming in his Sophomore year of high school. A member of the Manual swim team, he qualified in several events for KHSAA regionals. Joshua has been swimming for PSDT for four years. Joshua likes to compete in 5k races and sprint triathlons. He plans to pursue this interest in robotics and machine learning when he attends University OF Kentucky in the fall attending the college of engineering majoring in computer science.
William Black has been swimming recreationally for 13 years total and for Plainview for the last 7 years. Currently, William is working his second summer at JCC summer camp as a camp counselor, he volunteers at church leading preschool worship and has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. William graduated from duPont Manual High School MST program in May. He looks forward to attending University of Louisville as a math major (Actuarial Program) and a Spanish minor this August.
Paisley Simmons has been of the Plainview Dive Team family for 5 years, placing in the LSA Dive Championships two years in a row. Before dive Paisley was a competitive gymnast at Champion Gymnastics for 9 years working her way level 8. Beyond her dive and gymnastics she is actively involved in Girl Scouts and many volunteer service projects. As if that wasn't enough Paisley's HS life was quite rewarding. She recently graduated from Eastern High School and was a member of Best Buddies, Spirit Club, track team, National Honors Society, Captain of the soccer team for 3 years and graduated as a valedictorian. Her love of dive followed her to HS where Paisley was Eastern's "one and only diver" starting her own dive team where she placed 2nd in KHSAA regionals and placing 11th in state finals. In the fall she will be attending Sewanee: The University of the South, continue to dive and study biology, psychology, and neuroscience working towards a doctorate as a neurosurgeon. However, to relax before starting she is Plainview lifeguard for J-town.