A proud native of Murray, Kentucky, Allison grew up roaming the forests of western Kentucky and visiting national parks across the country. She graduated in 2014 from Murray State University where she studied Environmental Sustainability, Television Production, and Spanish. She loves meeting new people, questioning everything, and dancing through the sun and the rain. She hopes to make a positive impact in this world several endeavors at a time.
Allison currently writes for WKMS from Lexington, Kentucky, where she is serving as an Americorps VISTA with the Kentucky Student Environmental Coalition. As a VISTA, she builds KSEC’s capacity to empower students on their campuses and in their communities. KSEC provides training and skill development opportunities to youth because young voices have a place in local, national, and international discussions of environmental issues.