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McKenzie Kennedy Miss Tri-Cities 2020

Education: ​Columbia Basin College – Junior – Project Management Major
​​​​Associates in Business Administration – 2018 – Columbia Basin College
​​​​Associates in Arts &Sciences with an Emphasis in Acting & Directing (2018)
Platform Issue: Art Empowering America
Scholastic/Career Ambition: Obtain a Masters of Business Administration
​Artistic Director/Owner/Founder of a Theatre Company
Talent: Musical Theatre / “Diva’s Lament/Whatever Happened to My Part”
Scholastic Honors:  LORT Fellowship Semi-FinalistMeritorious Achievement Award - Arts Leadership, The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival; Nominee, Irene Ryan Outstanding Performance, The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival; Recipient, Theatre Talent Grant, Columbia Basin College (CBC);Presidents List, CBC; Excellence in Speech Scholarship, CBC; Placed 8th Internationally, DECA Career and Development Comp.
Leadership Roles: Truth Initiative Anti-Tobacco Campaign College Leader; Fundraising/Publicity/Community Outreach Committee Chair & Board of Directors, The Richland Players; Mentor, High School Theatre Programs; Vice President, Kamiakin DECA; Cultural Congress Scholar, ArtsWaCommissioner, City of Kennewick Arts Commission.
Accomplishments: Member, The Rude Mechanicals Shakespeare Company; Cast Member, Blue Ladder Players Touring Children’s Theatre; Involved in 50+ Theatre Productions in last nine years; Member, CBC Chamber Choir; Co-founder, Desert Dahlias Murder Mysteries; 11-year Volunteer, BF Humane Society, Volunteers 35+ hours/week at Local Theaters.
Interesting Facts: Loves salmon fishing in AK; Born on July 4th; Plans to visit all 50 states by age 30 (1/2 complete); “Shoeaholic”; on Board of Directors for a non-profit at 22; Has a 3-legged cat; Won a mashed potato eating contest.