My name is
Michelle Backes. I am a student at Valdosta
am majoring in Early
When I am not at school, I enjoy
and traveling. I make scrapbooks about my friends,
family, and fiancee. My friends and I have lots of fun and we
love to take pictures! I like to travel to many places. My
favorite place to travel is the
beach. I love going to St. Simon's Island, GA
FL. Have you ever been to any of these beaches?
Me and my friends being silly!
I have lived in Valdosta for ten
am a true Cajun girl! I was born and raised in Baton
LA. Both of my parents grew up in Baton Rouge. They
graduated from Louisiana
My family often goes
back to Louisiana to visit our family and friends. All the
members of my family are huge LSU fans. We all love to cheer for
My family tailgating at the LSU vs GA game!
parents both work at Valdosta State. I also have two younger
sisters, Kathy and Emily. Kathy is a sophomore at Valdosta State
and Emily is in the seventh grade at Lowndes Middle School.
has taken after me and Kathy by making the seventh and eighth grade
cheerleading squad. She is looking forward to her first year of
I will be getting married
Parkerson! The date of the wedding is May 22, 2004. Trent and I
will be getting married at St.
John's Catholic Church in Valdosta. We are
both so excited! Trent proposed to me on the beach at St.
Simon's. He gave me a dozen roses as we walked on the
beach. Trent gave me the roses one by one. Each rose stood
for a memorable part of our relationship. Of course, Trent
proposed on the last rose. He is so romantic! Our friends
and family are really looking forward to the wedding too!
and Trent celebrating my birthday!
Me and Trent at a Bridal Shower!