Allison Hanby and Congressman Spencer Bachus.
Allison Hanby, a senior at Spain Park High School, was selected to go to Washington, D.C., as a teen advocate for cystic fibrosis this summer. She met with elected officials to raise awareness about CF.
When meeting with congressmen, she shared the story of Rachel Griffin, a Birmingham resident who is fighting CF and has participated in many drug trials at UAB and Children’s of Alabama.
Allison also attended Girls State at The University of Alabama and the YMCA Conference of National Affairs in North Carolina this summer. In addition, she was a member of the Spain Park High School law team that participated in the YMCA National Judicial Competition in Chicago.