Hitchcock, Kaitlynn

School: Pocatello High School

Future plans: Kaitlynn is planning on attending ISU in the fall to pursue a degree in speech pathology with a minor in music.

Accomplishments: Kaitlynn has been involved with singing and choir since a young girl. She had been a member of Poky’s prestigious Gate City Singers for three years. She has loved performing with the choir, especially during the Christmas season. Kaitlynn was elected Choir President for the 2019-2020 school year. She has also been a member of National Honor Society the past three years and is graduating with high honors. Kaitlynn has received several scholarships to ISU, including a voice scholarship and the distinguished Road Scholarship.

Extracurriculars: Kaitlynn has been involved in singing outside of school. She has participated in recitals and even performed music while collecting donations for the Salvation Army. One of her proudest moments was being selected to perform in the youth choir for the Pocatello, Idaho temple dedication for the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She was one of four singers chosen from the Pocatello Central Stake. Kaitlynn has also done a significant amount of volunteer work. She has helped to install Christmas lights at Caldwell Park, participated in the Rake a Difference program, helped with spring cleanup at Mountain View Cemetery, and performed in numerous concerts at venues like rest homes and Christmas gatherings. Kaitlynn has been highly involved in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She has served in leadership positions within her age group, including president. She has also been a youth camp leader for an annual girls’ camp.

Favorite quote: “Life is short, the world is wide. I wanna make some memories.”

Favorite memory: Kaitlynn has loved performing during the Christmas season. She has been honored to help bring the Christmas spirit to others as a member of Gate City Singers. She has especially enjoyed performing at long term care facilities for the elderly and at individual’s homes who were too ill to be out in the community.

Parents' names: Greg and Julie Hitchcock