Carlisha McKenzie is a Junior at the Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy. She is involved in the Chattanooga Ambassadors Program, Beta Club, Passport Scholars, Youth Leadership Chattanooga as an Alum, Boys and Girls Club, and a list of other activities. She enjoys debating, shopping, and learning. She spends most of her time shopping and giving back to her community. In the years to come, she hopes to pursue a career as an aerospace engineer or forensic pathologist.

Photos by Zachary Cross