Conference Speaker Biography
Maplewood Comprehensive High School, Nashville, TN
Latoya Gardner is a junior at Maplewood Comprehensive High School and has been an active member and volunteer at the YMCA of Nashville and Middle Tennessee. She volunteers with the YMCA's P-TAP (Positive Theory Awareness Program) and Teen Leadership Council.
The YMCA's P-TAP is an arts program that enables teens to communicate to other teens about making good choices in difficult circumstances through drama, dance and music performances. The YMCA's Teen Leadership Council is made up of teen leaders from the Nashville area's 19 YMCA's and features teen leadership weekends, educational sessions and citywide community service projects.
Ms. Gardner is a member of her school's track and tennis teams. She also serves as a member of the National Honor Society and ROTC.