Senior Spotlight: Josie Allen and Nathan Roach


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Seniors Josie Allen (left) and Nathan Roach (right).

Abby Thomas, staff writer

Today’s Senior Spotlight is Josie Allen and Nathan Roach.

Allen has been attending McKinney Christian Academy since seventh grade. In her time at MCA, Allen has been involved in varsity cross country, track, theater and National Honor Society. Outside of school, she enjoys spending time with family & friends, art projects, creating animations, listening to audiobooks, working out, serving at her church, hiking in national parks and skiing in Colorado. In the fall, Allen plans to attend Baylor University to major in Nursing. Her favorite MCA memory was the senior year mission trip to serve at the Dream Center in Arkansas. A fun fact about Allen is that she loves adventures like zip-lining, skiing and hiking. Her favorite Bible verse is Jeremiah 29:11.

Roach has been attending MCA since his freshman year. In his time at MCA, he has been involved in football, baseball, robotics and basketball manager. He spends most of his free time with friends and family. After graduation Roach plans on attending Colorado State University and majoring in Computer Engineering. His favorite MCA memory traveling to Waco with the basketball team and winning a State Championship. A fun fact about Roach is that he was born on Valentine’s Day. His favorite Bible verse is John 16:33.