Mallory Blanding is a senior at Manning High School. Her parents are Rashemia Dow and Marcellus Blanding. She is and has been an honor roll student throughout her high school career. She takes pride in maintaining her grades and studies. She has been accepted to over 18 colleges and universities, one of which she plans on attending to major in nursing. She is a Band Captain for the Golden Pride Marching Band and Program Chair of The National Beta Club. She participates in numerous organizations including Future Business Leaders of America, Diamond Girls, Concert Ensemble & Girls of Pearls Mentoring.