Senior Spotlight: Makenna Dickson

Piedmont senior, Makenna Dickson, will attend Western Carolina University and pursue a career in forensic chemistry. She has been offered over $150,000 in scholarships from various colleges.  In part thanks to her high ACT score, she was a finalist in the Questbridge National College Match.

Makenna has been active in the National Honor Society and Bible Club. After school she has volunteered with special needs groups in Gaston County. Her beautiful voice can be heard in Chorus. She encourages freshmen, “Take electives outside of your comfort zones. In doing this, I’ve discovered passions for subjects I never realized I would enjoy.”

As a well rounded student, Makenna exhibits strength of character, a proven heart for the community and excellence in academics. She is the portrait of a graduate at Piedmont.