Rockford student, Hailey Smith, will celebrate a unique birthday this year when she turns 12 on 12/12/12. This event is known as a “platinum” birthday. Hailey attends West Rockford Middle School. She is a member of the junior competitive dance team of the Rockford School of Dance, where she has taken lessons since she was three years old. Hailey is the daughter of Justin and Sandra Smith.