Taylor has been a member of Academy One since she was 12 years old. Taylor is an excellent athlete and soccer player, but she surpasses that in her excellence in the classroom and as one of the finest individuals the Academy has ever had. Taylor has a perfect GPA in all honors and AP courses. She is a member of the National Honor Society, a two time winner of the Scholar Athlete Award, winner of the HOBY Leadership Award and Scholarship winner- Representing State of Virginia at the World Leadership Conference. She also mentors autistic students and is a Girl Scout leadership award winner. In her "hobby" sport, Taylor earned All-American status as a swimmer, as well as being an American record holder. As a soccer player, Taylor is one of the top keepers in the eastern region of the country. She was a member of the Virginia State ODP team. She has led her SYA club team to numerous tournament championships and ranking as one of the top teams in Virginia. She had numerous offers to join high powered club teams in the Northern Virginia area, but she decided to stay with her original team - the team she had been with since she was eight, which her father was the coach for most of its history. Taylor led her club team to an amazing undefeated record in its last three seasons, and over half of those games were shut outs. She has helped lead her high school team to equal status. They were ranked in the upper echelon of the state for most of Taylor's tenure as starter. Taylor was recruited by numerous top level and nationally ranked NCAA Division I colleges and universities. She chose to accept a scholarship at The College of Charleston for their up-and-coming soccer program and their top ranked Marine Biology program. In one of the closest races in Academy history, Taylor won the Academy One Academic Award.