CFISD Student of the Week: Makenna Marshall

January 8, 2018

Student of the Week: Makenna Marshall

Jan. 8, 2018—Kahla Middle School eighth-grader Makenna Marshall is a well-rounded student who excels in her academics, athletics and extracurricular activities. She earned all-region orchestra honors and was Athlete of the Week in volleyball.

School: Kahla Middle School

Age: 14

Grade: 8


Accomplishments: Marshall earns all A’s in the classroom and has been honored by the Duke University Talent Identification Program. This summer, she attended a leadership summit at Harvard University. A well-rounded student, Marshall earned all-region orchestra honors. In addition, Marshall was Athlete of the Week in volleyball and placed third all around in the Middle School District Track Championships.

Favorite class: “Makenna’s favorite class is science because she loves the experiments and awaiting the outcomes.”

Favorite things to do after class: “Makenna loves music and to play her clarinet after class.”

Favorite song: Capriccio Espagnol by Rimsky Korsakov

Favorite website: “as it is a lot of fun.”

Favorite TV show: “I love Family Feud because it is a lot of fun and I learn a lot.”

Favorite movie: Princess and the Frog. “I love the animation and the princess.”

Ambition: “I would like to attend an Ivy League college. One of my goals is to get accepted to Harvard University and become a civil rights attorney.”

What topics/things are you passionate about?: “I am passionate about politics and playing my clarinet.”

What inspires you?: “I love to listen to good orchestra music. It calms me and I can listen to great music while doing my homework.”

What three things can’t you live without?: “Continuous learning, sports and music.”

What are you most looking forward to this semester?: “I am looking forward to my band solo ensemble and track and field season.”

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