HealthyCats Peer Education is a school organization that presents a variety of health topics on common situations that college students deal with on a daily basis. These situations include things such as stress, exercise, healthy eating habits, tobacco and marijuana usage, and STI’s. As President, she oversees any outreach events opportunities with the school. On March 5th the organization did a Safer Spring Break event where they handed out sun block, band aids, and condoms. She also entered HealthyCats into a contest for organization of the month and they won being recognized as Bobcats Leaders of January 2013. HealthyCats Peer Education has done over 130 hours of community from March 2012 to March 2013 and recently participated in the Bobcat Build were school organizations got together to do yard work or paint houses for elderly in the community. Kiara was recently awarded the Most Community Service Hours Award for the 2012-2013 school year out of 336 student organizations on campus.
Kiara has always strived to remain a community leader, following in the footsteps of her peers and leaders from the Spring Branch Boys and Girls Clubs in Houston, where she consistently volunteered in high school while also maintaining a job to help her family pay the bills. Kiara lived with her grandmother after her father was murdered and looked after her youngest brother, sisters and cousins. At North Brook High School, Kiara was Captain of the Varsity Cheerleading squad, the Editor-in-chief of the school newspaper, and Homecoming Queen.