KT Scannell

KT Scannell is 22 years old, a Livingston Parish native, and alumna of Mississippi College. She looks forward to becoming a Doctor of Chiropractic and helping her community find rest and wellness. Despite being raised in the capital city, she loves to experience Louisiana’s unique wetlands and upland pine savannas. She connects most with her roots through beekeeping, hiking, and creole cooking. KT is the founder of Pollination Letters of Encouragement and uses this initiative to connect younger generations to veterans.

Fun Facts

  • I am a future Chiropractor and will earn my Doctorate from Sherman College of Chiropractic. 
  • In 2021, I sneezed 726 times! Counting my sneezes has become a fun memory game and an exceptional icebreaker. 
  • In 2019, I created Pollination Letters of Encouragement to bring joy to those around me. I have now collected hundreds of letters to bring joy to our nation’s veterans with the help of students across Louisiana.
  • I am a beekeeper and harvest honey every summer with my family.  
  • I would love to see the world from the peaks of the Seven Summits!
  • I danced for 20 years and finished my career as a guest backup dancer for a major Christian artist on his World Tour.


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