Mikayla Cowen is a 2019 graduate of Truman State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and a minor in sociology. She grew up in St. Louis, Missouri and went to Mehlville High School. At Truman State, Mikayla served on the executive board for the psychology honors fraternity, Psi Chi, as well as the Social Work Club. During her last semester, she interned with the Adair County Children's Division, shadowing social workers and case managers and learning about her passion. Her goal in life is to become a social worker and advocate for at-risk populations who may not have anyone in their corner."