Mikayla Mineer — 2018 High Schooler Who Will Change The World


Student: Mikayla Mineer
School: Lehi High School
Parents: Michael & Taralyn Mineer

Meeting Mikayla Mineer is like being doused with sunshine. Her positivity is contagious — in a photo studio and at her school. The trait earned her a role as a presidential ambassador at SUU.

Mini-resume President of HOSA, captain of the basketball team, humanitarian service through Youthlinc and Families Helping Families, Governor’s Honor Academy.

Plans after high school SUU as presidential ambassador, study to become a labor and delivery nurse, LDS mission, start a family.

Personal motto Hakuna matata.

Advice for freshmen Time flies. Enjoy the little things that happen every day because it will be done before you know it and then you will have to be a big kid.

Guilty pleasure Eating my favorite snack — canned corn, right out of the can, with a little bit of salt.

Most common thing your parents say to you “Remember who you are and what you stand for.”

No. 1 thing learned in high school People may not remember what you did or what you said, but they will always remember how you made them feel.

Others describe you Outgoing, happy, loud, loving, funny and hard-working.

Best advice you received To think about what I’m grateful for before complaining about what’s going wrong.

Stress management Dance it out! Yes, I have dance parties with me, myself and I.

How will you change the world? By having a positive and memorable impact on those I come in contact with.

Greg Bennett

Greg Bennett is an editor and writer with Bennett Communications. His primary responsibilities are with Utah Valley Magazine and the company's custom publications division. He's the father of four children and has been married to his wife, Adria, for 19 years. Contact Greg at greg.utahvalley360@gmail.com.

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