Anna is 18 years old. She’s a senior in high school and will graduate with honors in May. She has taken all mainstream classes. She is a cheerleader and softball player at her school and has been a college cheerleader for the University of West Alabama for the past two years. She was the first Alabama woman with Down syndrome to compete in the Distinguished Young Woman Program, where she was awarded the Spirit of DYW honor.

Anna has been accepted into Passage USA for the Fall 2019 semester. She plans to open her own bakery when she completes her college education. She has three brothers and enjoys baking, dancing and texting!

Anna is an advocate for herself and others with Down syndrome. She always says “Down syndrome is O.K.”

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