Student of the Month - January 2019 (Tionna Moss)
Tionna Moss is a seventeen-year-old student at Sierra High School. This athletic and creative, 4.0 GPA, student aspires to attend Keuka College in New York, major in Pre-Medicine, and become a Neonatologist. In high school, she currently earns college credit towards an Associate Degree. Tionna’s favorite subject is English because it enables her to express herself creatively.
While upholding stellar academics, Tionna is also involved in many activities. She is the student body President, treasurer for her school’s National Honors Society, and an all-around volleyball superstar through school and Coalition Volleyball Club. Tionna also competed in and won the Miss Elk, Mid-Western State Association (MWSA), pageant in 2018. Her successes led her to the National pageant in Jacksonville, FL and she received 2nd runner up out of twelve contestants. Tionna has used her platform to mentor youth focusing on mental health and bullying. Additionally, Tionna is also an amazing dancer. She is the choreographer for the YES M.A.A.M pageant.
Tionna has attended the African American Youth Leadership Conference (AAYLC) for the past six years. This event has taught her many life lessons and how to be a leader through difficult situations. She has stated that Mrs. Juanita Johnson, a teacher and pastor, is her mentor. Mrs. Johnson has significantly inspired Tionna to encourage others and succeed through difficult times. Tionna strives to be someone who leaves her mark as a positive influence on girls around the world.