January 8, 2018
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
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: CoolMath.com “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.”