Kayla Ward joined Miller, Monroe, & Plyler in June 2022. Kayla is a 2022 graduate from Appalachian State University with a Bachelors of Science in Business: Marketing. She graduated Summa Cum Laude for maintaining a grade point average of 3.89. During her time at Appalachian State, Kayla was a member of the Women’s Golf Team. She began golfing at 3 years old, and competing at the early age of 8 years old. Kayla was only one of five athletes at Appalachian State to receive the Sunbelt Conference 1A Far Academic Excellence Award. This award was given to NCAA intercollegiate athletes that compiled a cumulative grade point average of 3.80 of better.
Born and raised in Raleigh, Kayla decided to move back to the area after completing her undergraduate degree. She enjoys spending her free time with friends and family, playing golf, and traveling to new places. She also enjoys photography and hiking.