Ainsley Ellington was the top student in her graduating class. She played three varsity sports throughout all four years of high school, was a member and leader in a multitude of clubs, and logged hundreds of hours of community service. She was also a student leader in her youth group. In her spare time, she spends time in the outdoors as an avid hiker, backpacker, and world-class sunset watcher. One of her goals is to hike the Appalachian Trail. She has done missions abroad in India and Italy, and looks forward to studying abroad in addition to continuing international missions.