Makenna Parkinson
Makenna Parkinson
  • Year:
    Sr.
  • Hometown:
    San Luis Obispo, CA
  • High School:
    Mission College Prep
  • Events:
    Dive
  • Major:
    Engineering
  • College:
    Harvey Mudd

Bio



At CMS
Entering her senior season as a member of the CMS swimming and diving team, where she competes in the diving events.

2021-22 (Junior)
SCIAC All-Academic Team 

2020-21 (Sophomore)
SCIAC All-Academic Team ... Athenas did not compete due to COVID-19.

2019-20 (First-Year)
Earned fourth place in the three-meter and sixth place in the one-meter at the SCIAC Championships, helping the Athenas to the league title ... Finished with 378.15 points in the three-meter ... Swept both diving events in a tri-meet with Occidental and Whittier.  

Prior to CMS
Attended Mission College Preparatory Catholic High School in San Luis Obispo, where she was a member of the swimming and diving team … Set the school’s one-meter dive record … Finished in ninth at the Central Section CIF Championships as a senior … Class Valedictorian … Trig Star California State winner … Etxracurriculars included Royal Ambassadors, Mt. Carmel Lutheran Church Vacation Bible School, MathWorks Math Modeling Challenge, and Green Team.

Personal
Attends Harvey Mudd, where she majors in engineering … Aspires to work in environmental or biomedical engineering … Spent the summer (2021) doing research in a materials engineering lab at Harvey Mudd, working on a project using graphene for water filtration ... Lists Eleanor Roosevelt as the public figure she most admires.

News Mentions

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Makenna Parkinson Wins Third Diver of the Week Honor of 2022-23 Season

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Makenna Parkinson of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's swimming and diving team earned the SCIAC Diver of the Week Award for...

February 6, 2023

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CMS Women's Swim and Dive Celebrates Senior Day, Lewis Breaks SCIAC Butterfly Record

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's swimming and diving team celebrated its Senior Day on Saturday at its host CMS Invitational...

February 4, 2023

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CMS Women's Swim and Dive Sweeps Two SCIAC Opponents

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's swimming and diving team won 14 of 16 events as it dominated a tri-meet with Cal...

January 28, 2023

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CMS Women's Swim and Dive Sweeps Second Straight SCIAC Meet, Defeats Redlands 237-59

REDLANDS, Calif. - For the second straight weekend, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's swimming and diving team earned wins in every event as it...

January 14, 2023

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Lewis, Doud Earn SCIAC Weekly Honors for CMS Women's Swim and Dive

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Augusta Lewis earned the SCIAC Women's Swimmer of the Week award, and Izzy Doud captured the Diver of the Week honor for...

January 9, 2023

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CMS Women's Swim and Dive Wins Every Event in 235-41 Victory over Whittier

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's swimming and diving team took first place in all 16 events as it captured a 235-41 win over...

January 7, 2023

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Parkinson Earns Second Diver of the Week Honor of 2022-23 Season

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Makenna Parkinson of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's swimming and diving team earned the SCIAC Diver of the Week honor for...

December 5, 2022

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Mitchum Sweeps Backstroke Events, but CMS Women's Swim and Dive Falls to Pomona-Pitzer

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior Jameson Mitchum won both the 100 and the 200 back, and Makenna Parkinson completed a sweep of the diving events, but it...

December 3, 2022

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CMS Women's Swim and Dive in Second After First Day of Dual Meet With Pomona-Pitzer

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's swimming and diving team is in second place after the first day of its dual meet with...

December 2, 2022

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Mayfield (Swim), Ng Pack (Dive) Sweep SCIAC Weekly Awards

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Mackenzie Mayfield and Emma Ng Pack won the SCIAC Swimmer of the Week and SCIAC Diver of the Week honors, respectively, the...

November 14, 2022

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CMS Women's Swim and Dive Coasts to Two SCIAC Wins in Home Opener

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's swimming and diving team won every event as it dominated in its home opener, winning by big...

November 13, 2022

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Makenna Parkinson Captures SCIAC Diver of the Week Honors

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior Makenna Parkinson of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's swimming and diving team earned the SCIAC Diver of the Week...

November 7, 2022

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CMS Women's Swim and Dive Opens SCIAC with 188-108 win over Occidental

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Mackenzie Mayfield won three individual swimming events and Makenna Parkinson won both diving events to lead the CMS women's...

November 6, 2022

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Izzy Doud Takes First Diver of the Week Award of New Season

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Izzy Doud of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps swimming and diving team was named the SCIAC Women's Diver of the Week for season-open...

October 31, 2022

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Diving Wins Highlight Opening Day for CMS Women's Swim and Dive

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Sophomore Izzy Doud, a returning honorable mention All-American, won the three-meter dive by just .37 (235.95 to 235.58) and...

October 22, 2022