McKenzie Altmayer is a former Division 1 athlete, having competed for Bradley University in cross country and track. During her time of competition, McKenzie held a school record and was a multiple time conference champion. McKenzie was also named as a two-time COSIDA Academic All-American, the only person in Bradley’s cross country and track history to have received the honor twice. She was also a finalist for the University’s prestigious Orsborn award, the Athletic Department’s highest honor recognizing athletic achievement, academic excellence, and community service.
McKenzie graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in English, creative writing, and women’s and gender studies. She is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in clinical mental health counseling, and will graduate in May as a licensed professional counselor. In the future, McKenzie’s goal is to work in conjunction with the NCAA to ensure that all coaches and athletes receive training and treatment for mental health disorders.