Mackenzie Palinski is an affable senior at Gilmour Academy. Throughout her time at GA she has participated on the track team, breaking school records in both shot put and discus. Mackenzie has also loved participating in clubs, and this year she is the leader of Psychology Club. Similarly, she has a passion to help others through service. She has done this by volunteering at the food bank and with the Special Olympics team. In addition to being active within the Gilmour community, she loves talking with others, and getting to know their stories. This curiosity has sparked her interest in writing and publishing these stories for the Lance.