- Macy Lynn Lamar
- Height: 5'4"
- Weight: 135 lbs.
- Macy Lynn Lamar was born at Baptist Memorial Hospital
in Oxford, Mississippi on April 6, 1980 to Caroline
Blanchard Lamar and Charles James Lamar. Macy shares the
birthdate Sunday, April 6 with her favorite aunt, Jeannie
Lynn Lamar Golden who also resides in the Oxford area.
This relationship has been a special one for Macy.
- Macy is in her senior year at Lafayette High School
outside of Oxford. An excellent student, Macy excels
academically maintaining an overall grade point average
of 3.8. Her personal career goal is to complete the
requirements for the National Aeronautics and Space
Administration (NASA) Mission Specialist Astronaut
Candidate training at the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center
in Houston, Texas to support the Space Shuttle Program.
She plans on attending the University of Houston and
pursuing an advanced degree in electrical engineering
with a computer engineering specialty. She was one of
five students in the state to receive a full scholarship
to attend the NASA Advanced Space Academy five day
program in Huntsville, Alabama in the tenth grade.
- An avid athlete, Macy is state champion in women's
division cross country track. She has been a swim team
member from the age of 6 and represents the Lafayette
High School swim team as top medalist in the 500 meter
and butterfly competitions. She currently has a part time
job working at Square Books in Oxford on the weekends.
- Macy's father is Yoknapatawpha County Sheriff,
Charles James Lamar. Her mother, Caroline Allen Blanchard
is a nursing supervisor at Baptist Memorial Hospital.