Florida twins have ‘friendly’ sibling rivalry, graduate at top of their class – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports

TAMPA, FLA. (WSVN) – Years of sibling rivalry led to a path of success for Florida twins who are actually celebrating after competing for the top of their class.

The Blanton twins have all the time tried to do their highest in class.

“Growing up, we’ve always had a sibling competition,” stated Bailey.

Drew and Bailey Blanton are seniors at Plant metropolis High School close to Tampa. They have been getting straight A’s for the reason that third grade.

“We got straight A’s, not only because we wanted to learn and we love school, just also because the other one also got straight A’s and we didn’t want to be the first one to get a B,” stated Drew.

In addition to good grades, each Drew and Bailey have already earned an affiliate’s diploma. The duo inspired one another alongside the best way, whereas additionally getting concerned in class outdoors the classroom.

“He’s president and I’m vice president of our FFA chapter,” stated Bailey. “Right now, I’m president and he’s vice president of the National Honor Society at school, and you’re president and I’m vice president of the senior class council.” 

It’s no shock when it got here to the class of 2022 top honors that the Blanton twins would finish 

“It definitely did help having a twin sister along with you almost every single class, because it’s just a great support system,” stated Drew.

After commencement, they’re each heading to the University of Florida, and for now, that pleasant rivalry will stick with it.

“Obviously, I’m very, very happy to be number two,” stated Bailey. “It doesn’t help that he’s number one, but I’m very excited. This is such an accomplishment for both of us. I mean, how could I not be happy?”

The twins’ mom stated she’s proud of them. She additionally stated they taught her that for those who put your thoughts to it, you’ll be able to accomplish something.

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