July 29, 1998 - November 6, 2018
Haleigh Jenna Golden, age 20, was a senior at the University of Cincinnati College of Arts and Sciences. Her career-driven attributes led her to double major in Communications and Journalism, with double minors in Sports Media & Promotions and Public Relations. In addition to her elite academic standing, she served as President of the Lambda Pi Eta honorary fraternity. She was a member of the university’s CommuniCATS communications group that brings students and alumni together. She expressed her spiritual beliefs and values as the Editor-in-Chief and a senior writer for the Cincinnati’s journalistic publication, The Odyssey. She attended Crossroads Uptown Church and Young Adults Youth Group while studying in Cincinnati.
A 2016 graduate of Marysville High School, Haleigh was a Peer Mentor, a National Honor Society member and the PR officer in LEO Club where she displayed her compassion and inclusion for people by volunteering her time and talents. She was also a member of the MHS Symphonic Choir, Swingers Unlimited Show Choir, and the Production Manager for Marysville’s Summer Theater Workshop, as well as a company dance member at the State Street Performing Arts Center. A skilled soccer player, she was passionate for collegiate and professional sports, especially UC Bearcats and the Ohio State Buckeyes.
Above all her accomplishments, she remained a compassionate and beautiful daughter, loving and unwavering sister, and loyal and humble friend. To her family she was witty but thoughtful, to her friends she was hilariously sassy with a dash of sweet, and she had an intrinsic and empathetic love for all creatures, especially pugs and goats. Her Godly inner beauty was reflected in her creative and artistic abilities and Haleigh left a lasting impression on all those who knew her