Mackenzie H. Knapp
Pacific Lutheran University
Kenzie was born and raised in Washington and currently studies theatre, environmental studies, and hispanic studies at Pacific Lutheran University. This past year she served as the Student Government sustainability director, through which she created the Student Sustainability Committee who advocates for an improved campus carbon footprint and institutionalizing sustainability at the university level. Off campus, Kenzie volunteers with the Tacoma hub of the Sunrise Movement because of her interest in the intersections between racial, economic, and climate justice as well as the power of effective storytelling. Kenzie is an avid tree hugger, Studio Ghibli fan, and painter of frogs.