Allison Flanary, an East Tennessee native, is a certified SCUBA diver and former Girls State Supreme Court Justice. She helped her FFA team place 8th in the nation in the Nursery and Landscaping competition. She also acted in two school plays and plans to continue working in theater in the future. Allison will pursue a major in French and a minor in Secondary Education while at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Her research interests are the comparison of French language instruction and curriculum structure between French and American classrooms. Her future plans include a Master’s degree in secondary education and a doctorate in French linguistics, with the ultimate goal of becoming a college professor.