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.