Alumnus Lucas Loughner graduated in 2014 and went to Hardin-Simmons University. While in high school Loughner played baseball and participated in STUCO and Bronco Brigade.
What have you done since high school?
“After I graduated from Legacy in 2014, I pursued a degree in Business Administration with a minor in Marketing at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, TX,” Loughner said.
What made you want to do what you are doing now?
“Well I actually came into college thinking I was going to be a teacher, but I changed my major to Business my sophomore year,” Loughner said. “I chose this because majoring in business comes with high profitability of getting a job after school, and I honestly enjoyed everything about majoring in Business Administration.”
What did you learn or experience in high school that affected you later in life?
“High school shaped who I am today, a lot of the teachers i had, helped form that relationships that i will cherish forever,” Loughner said. “I learned that a teacher has a lasting impact on students, having amazing teachers make high school amazing. I was blessed to have many amazing and funny teachers. I encourage students to enjoy their High School years, it flies by.”
Explain your job now.
“For 2 and a half years I’ve worked at the school library, as a student worker,” Loughner said. “But just this past semester I started working at World Finance. There I help assist customers, with daily duties, applying for loans and just building relationships with the customers.”
What are your plans for the future?
“Plans for the future, I will graduate in May of 2018 and in August, my fiancé and I are planning on getting married,” Loughner said. “And just find a job, maybe take a year off of school and then pursue my Masters.”
What is your advice to current high schoolers?
“Like I said above, I encourage y’all to enjoy school, enjoy the friendships you have, and take every moment in,” Loughner said. “Get you study habits right, because in college you will study a lot. I was terrible at studying when I came to college, but I learned. So don’t be like me, and make sure studying comes first. College is amazing, you will learn about so much and the friendships you will make, will be forever lasting. My best friend I met, he went to Martin High School, which is just right down the road.”