Kianna
Kelly-Futch

MAOTeenDC 2019

Congratulations Kianna!

Kianna Kelly-Futch

Age: 17


School: 

Duke Ellington School of the Arts, DESA


Platform Issue: 

 “K.A.R.E” – Keeping Arts Relevant for Everyone


Scholastic/Career Ambition: 

To obtain a BFA in Musical Theatre & MA in Music Education. To become a "Triple Threat' and professional entertainer and business woman.


Talent:  

Vocal Performance "Home" 

from the Broadway Musical The Wiz 


Scholastic Honors: 

G.P.A. 4.1 | Ranked 5th in class | "A-Train" High Honors | Honor Roll every quarter | DESA Most Outstanding Vocal Student, I st & 2nd year 

Congratulations to our new 2019 Miss District of Columbia!

Katelynne Cox, Miss District of Columbia 2019 Crowning Moment

Katelynne Cox

A modern day Doogie Houser, Katelynne Cox enrolled in college at fifteen years old: completing her BA and two Graduate Certificates in Nonprofit and Public Management from the University of Missouri. Ambitiously, Katelynne balances her career, MBA studies and homeowner responsibilities well. Katelynne is the manager of fundraising and events at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, and the Executive Director of Silence Is Not Compliance: an organization that rehabilitates rape survivors and educates kids on how to prevent sexual violence. Katelynne enjoys dancing for the 2018 Stanley Cup Champions, the Washington Capitals, and jogging with her two rescued Labradors. 





Photo by Reese Bland

Miss District of Columbia 2018, Allison Farris with MAOTeenDC, Kianna Kelly-Futch

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