Allison McLaughlin is the daughter of James McLaughin, a member of Local 3 in St. Louis, Missouri. Allison graduated a semester early from Fort Zumwalt West High School in O’Fallon, Missouri in December of 2018. She will be attending St. Charles Community College to receive her Associate’s Degree in English/Literature. During her high school career, Allison maintained a 4.2 GPA while being an active National Honor Society Member, DECA Public Relations Officer, Junior Class Officer, Yearbook Design Editor, Cheer Captain, and Jr. Jags Cheer Coach. Allison’s father, James, is her role-model and consistently teaches her the values of hard work and dedication and what the Union stands for. Allison’s family has been a part of the Union for generations, and this has inspired Allison to one day become a member of The American Federation of Teachers.