Hometown: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Mikaela is currently a senior at Northview High School in Grand Rapids, and she has been in different choirs since she was five years old, and was also part of the Grand Rapids Musician’s league. Over her time at Northview, she earned four varsity letters in both swimming and lacrosse. She was recently selected as the Most Outstanding Senior award at the Northview Vocal Music Department. After Koelzer graduates from Northview this spring, she will be attending the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor this fall, where she will study Communications and Music Technology.
Previous National Anthem Winners:
2014: Elise Ghattas of Flint, Michigan
2013: Lauren St. Andre of Riverview, Michigan