I feel like I was somehow older than she was at that age.
Not that she's any less prepared than I was. In fact, she's already doing really well for herself! She's graduating #8 in her class, earned a full-ride Baccalaureate scholarship to UCO, & did all of that while being concert mistress of her high school's orchestra & a part of the chorale.
Here's a little trip down memory lane to celebrate her graduation!