Katelyn Lewis

Missouri 2018

Katelyn Lewis

State:  Missouri

School: Missouri Baptist Universtiy

College Major: Accounting

Scholarship Winnings: $20,000

Social Impact Initiative: Your Digital Compass

Miss America empowered me to: encourage both children and adults to use a positive online resource to develop an understanding of safe internet habits, conductive to the creation of a favorable digital footprint.

Bio: Katelyn Lewis is a senior at Missouri Baptist University, receiving a BS in Accounting. Katelyn promotes her platform, Your Digital Compass, throughout the state of Missouri speaking to students, and adults of all ages about the importance of establishing a positive online brand. She has created a website full of resources for parents and children with crucial information about digital citizenship, yourdigitalcompass.org. Katelyn has volunteered with the Jelly Bean Foundation, Ronald McDonald House, SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation, and Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri. After graduation, Katelyn plans to begin preparing for the CPA exam in hopes of pursuing her dream of becoming a CFO.

Photo credit: Yachin Parham