Sydney is a 2018 graduate from Ripley High School where she was actively involved in FFA and 4H. Sydney goes to West Virginia University at Parkersburg where she is studying to be a teacher. Sydney resides in Evans where she lives on a cattle farm. She showed cattle from the time she was in elementary school til she graduated high school and continues to work with them. She has a cat named Princess and a golden-doodle named Angus.