Alexis Paige Sparks of Mayking, is a recent graduate of Jenny Lea Academy of Cosmetology in Whitesburg. She was presented a diploma on Feb. 22 by instructor Denise Combs. Other instructors were Candice Sexton and Linda Stines. She will take the state hairdresser’s test in April. A graduate of Grainger County High School in Rutledge, Tenn., she is the daughter if David W. Sparks of Bean Station, Tenn., and the late Angel Holbrook of Whitesburg. Her grandparents are Eugene and Jeanette Sparks of Bottom Fork, Rhonda Garner of Mississippi, and Keith and Leanne Holbrook of Bardstown. She is pictured with her grandmother, Jeanette Sparks.