Senior Spotlight: Timblin’s Baylee Ritchey to Attend Nursing School

With graduation ceremonies being affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic, Explore Your Town, Inc. and several area businesses have teamed up to help recognize local high school seniors. Today’s featured graduating senior is Baylee Ritchey.

Name: Baylee Ritchey
School: Punxsutawney
Hometown: Timblin
Parents: Dave and Becky Ritchey

Tell us about yourself: I enjoy reading, being with my family, raising my chickens and ducks, fishing, and running with the track team.

School activities and sports: Track and Field (9-12), Art Club (11,12), Variety Show, Yearbook (12), Powderpuff (11,12)

Awards: Voted “Most Quiet” in senior class

Favorite teacher: Mr. Young

Favorite subject: Art

Favorite memories from school: Taking turf from other schools during track meets

Future plans: Nursing

Advice for future students: Take a lot of electives because they are fun and work hard.

Pets: Many chickens, guinea pig, parakeet, ducks, and my dog Oreo.

Favorite bands: I love all music.

Favorite movies: Harry Potter, The Hobbit, and The Lord of the Rings

Favorite celebrity: Benedict Cumberbatch

What is your least favorite cafeteria food? Hotdogs

Is cereal soup? Why or why not? No, cereal is not soup.

Toilet paper, over or under? Under

Thank you’s: My parents, Papa, my teachers, and my coaches.

The following local sponsors have contributed to help make this campaign possible:


Barrow-Civic Theatre

Extreme Machine Fabricating

Matt Higgins

Eric Shick

Trails End Restaurant

UPMC Urgent Care – Clarion


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