Karla is a senior at Bowie High School. Serving on the Maryland Youth Advisory Council, Karla works with students across the state to propose legislation on issues that affect youth. Karla serves on her county’s Education Coalition as well, working with others who are also passionate about enhancing the quality of education. She is a proud advocator for volunteer work, and hopes to inspire others to give back to their community. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, writing for her city newspaper, and playing the piano. Karla hopes to make a difference in the lives of others by gaining a strong voice in her state and by helping others through her volunteer work.