Passionate about music and performance, Joylýn has competed in the National Associations of Teachers of Singers competition, earning first place awards in Jr./Sr. Advanced Music Theatre, Jr./Sr. Advanced Classical, Best Overall Classical High School Female, Best Overall Music Theatre High School Female, and Best Overall High School Female on a state level. She also won second place in Jr./Sr. Advanced Music Theatre on a regional level. During her senior year, Joylýn had the opportunity to sing in Aida with the Virginia Opera. Outside of music, she is also very dedicated to academics, winning third place in the Virginia State Bar "Law in Society" essay contest. She is excited to work with both the Samford School of the Arts and hopes to also work with the Birmingham Opera while in college.