Makenna joined La Crescent-Hokah Elementary as a Paraprofessional. She grew up in Waupun, WI, and is currently a senior at the University of Wisconsin La Crosse, where she majors in Psychology and minors in At-Risk Child/Youth Care. Makenna has been working with elementary-age kids since high school, filling roles such as a school-age care Site Leader and a home-care provider for children with developmental disabilities. During her free time, she enjoys reading, scrapbooking, and traveling home to visit her family. Makenna's motto is 'always find a reason to smile, and she hopes to share this mentality with the students she works with. She is very excited to join the Lancer family and is looking forward to getting to know everybody! To personally welcome Makenna, you can send her an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.