Alabama Public Television Young Heroes of 2007

Peyton Harris

Russellville, Alabama
Lawrence County High School

Peyton is a senior at Lawrence County High School and is the front-runner for valedictorian of his class. An officer of his class and many other clubs and service organizations, Peyton is described by his teachers as “a person of integrity” and “a walking compliment to his school.” He is respected by all as a leader, a scholar and an athlete. Peyton’s many achievements are magnified in consideration of the unique physical challenges that he has overcome since birth. Peyton was born with one fully-developed hand and one fully-developed leg. He has never let anything inhibit his physical prowess, however. Peyton excels on his school’s golf team and serves as the kicker for Lawrence County’s football team.

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