Katie D. Whitcombe
Current Place of Residence: Mesa
University: United States Naval Academy
Katie is a senior at the United States Naval Academy where she majors in Chinese. She is tied for first in her class in academic order of merit, and is in the top 2% in overall order of merit, and is Brigade Character Development Officer. Katie’s primary interests lie in working with the peoples of the western and southwestern Pacific. She is on the varsity track and field team where she sprints and hurdles. She also plays the flute and is a dancer. She co-founded Operation Wounded Warrior on her campus, and volunteered last summer in the Philippines to work with girls victimized by human trafficking.