Kendal Cockrel is Valedictorian at Cass Technical High School. She is President of the Cass Tech National Honor Society and helped implicate the Focused on Freshmen tutoring program that helps first year students get acclimated to the rigors of high school. She was a part of DAPCEP PURSE, a program that gives underrepresented girls access to the world of Science, Technology, and Engineering. She was a member of the Japanese Cultural Club, Book Club, Red Cross Club, and For Girl's Only mentoring group. She will go on to attend Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island and major in Engineering with a minor in Japanese Language.