Sam Hatcher, 17, a senior at Augusta Christian Schools plays Varsity football and soccer and is a member of the Beta Club. Hatcher is also on Team Chenzhou, a volunteer mission group to Chinese orphanages.

If you could have any job, what would you choose? Author

If you had a super power, what would it be?

Whom do you admire the most? My older sister Julia

Favorite subject in school? AP Psychology

What are you reading right now? “Think Like a Freak”

What inspires you? Results from hard work


Kaitlyn Frits, 29, is a Design Assistant at Merit Flooring, Kitchen and Bath.

One word you would use to describe yourself: Empathetic

If you could have any job, what would you choose? That’s a tie! I’d choose to be a travel blogger or run a bed and breakfast on a farm

What would surprise people about you? I enjoy going to rodeos, skeet shooting and attending minor league baseball games

Favorite indulgence?  My dad’s homemade Oreo ice cream

Favorite college football team: Georgia

Dream vacation: Road tripping and camping along the Pacific Northwest


Maria Cephas, 60, is a volunteer Sunday school teacher of over 100 people each Sunday at Beulah Grove Baptist Church. She lives in Augusta with her 7-year old Shorkie (Shih Tzu Yorkie mix) Gye.

One word you would use to describe yourself: Tenacious

What quality do you most admire? Kindness

Is there an important life lesson you’ve learned? Honesty really is the best policy

Favorite indulgence?  Black Walnut ice cream

Biggest fear: My faith is stronger than my fears

What inspires you? Animals, because they communicate without speaking and they are always loyal and loving

This article appears in the September/October 2019 issue of Augusta Family Magazine.
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