Nicole is currently a senior in high school at Watkins Memorial High School in Pataskala. She started learning the piano at age 7 from her elementary music teacher. Once she was in 6th grade, she started pursing the flute. She began flute lessons in 7th grade with Angela Heck Mueller and has been her student ever since. Nicole is currently in the MTMS Advanced Flute Choir on Tuesday evenings and is first chair in her high school Wind Symphony.