Colden Travis Beert – from Gastonia, NC graduated from Forestview High School. He was a Junior Marshall with Honors recognition on AP Exams. He was a part of National Honor Society as well as Beta Club. Colden is a member of Anchor club, as well as the founder of Let’s Play Soccer, which is a volunteer organization that brings soccer to developmentally disabled children. He has been a soccer referee for three years and describes it as working while doing something he loves. He is passionate about being a part of diverse groups including the Gaston Community Church and Young Life Youth Group. Colden intends to pursue a degree in Textile Engineering and Chemical Engineering that deals with the operation of chemical manufacturing processes.