Senior of the Week: Mackenzie Latchford


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Senior Mackenzie Latchford has been accepted to Clarion University.

Eagle Eye: What are your plans after high school?

Mackenzie Latchford: “Attend Clarion University and go for a bachelor’s of science and nursing (BSN) degree, plus run for their track team.”

EE: Who do you admire most? Why?

ML: “My grandmother, Ethel Wolfe, because she’s been through a lot, yet she still pushed forward and worked hard for what she wanted in life.”

EE: Favorite food?

ML: “Fajitas”

EE: Favorite class/teacher? Why?

ML: “Health Technology with Mrs. Taylor because her class has been very beneficial to me in furthering my nursing career.”

EE: What extracurricular activities are you involved in?

ML: “Varsity Soccer, Varsity Track and Field, HOSA, YAN, NHS, and Golden Revolution.”

EE: What is an item on your bucket list?

ML: “Travel the world or skydive.”

EE: What advice do you have for underclassmen?

ML: “Never back down, always keep your head up, and don’t let fear stop you from stepping out of your comfort zone.”

EE: Hardest class? Why?

ML: “DE Statistics because it’s a college-level class.”

EE: What are some of your high school accomplishments?

ML: “High Honor Roll, Altoona Mirror Athlete of the Week, First and Second Team All-Star, and placing at Districts for track and field.”

EE: What will you miss most about high school?

ML: “I will miss my friends the most after leaving high school.”