Hueytown High School Senior Rachel Corvin will make her debut as a member of the 2020 - 2021 Hueytown Color Guard this Friday night as the Golden Gophers take on the Hillcrest Patriots in Hueytown’s home opener. Rachel is a senior at Hueytown with a GPA of 3.85. Like all the other young ladies on the team, she attends weekly practices and works hard to learn the routines. 

What makes this a special moment for Rachel and the Hueytown Golden Gophers Marching Band is that Rachel is believed to be the first special needs teen to be on the Color Guard Squad at Hueytown High School. Rachel has Down Syndrome. Rachel is an avid athlete and has participated for the last three years in the Special Olympics in the sports of volleyball, basketball, track field, bowling, soccer, and canoeing. In middle school, Rachel took part in the Diamond Dolls during baseball season and has expressed a desire to become part of the Hueytown High School softball team. 

Rachel also loves attending events; she has participated in the Exceptional Education Spring Prom and Monster Mash for the last three years. She is very active in her church youth group at Calvary Baptist Church. She helps with a lot of the community outreaches that are conducted at the church. Rachel has some modeling experience to her credit. For the past three years, she has been a model in the Arc Of Central Alabama fashion show BeYOUtifuIbirmingham. 

Rachel hasn’t made plans yet for attending college but is considering Jefferson State. She loves to go four-wheeling and fishing in her free time. Rachel’s parents are Steve and Vanessa Corvin, and her older brother is Steven Corvin Jr. 

Rachel Corvin, we are so very proud of you. We look forward to seeing you make your debut this Friday night as a member of the 2020-2021 Hueytown High School Color Guard.