|Previous School:||Monterrey HS|
High School: Graduated in 2012 … Ran a personal best of 11 minutes, 45 seconds in the 2-mile run … Earned ‘Coaches' award following sophomore season and was named MVP of the team her senior year … In addition to cross country and track, Taya also participated in the school choir.
Intended College Major: Occupational Therapy
Hobbies: Running, drawing, and hanging out with friends.
Personal: Born May 15, 1994 in Lubbock, Texas, Taya is the daughter of Karen Thetford and she has two brothers, Dustin and Justin