Samantha Buchanan

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Assistant Cheerleading Coach


Academic Background:

What do you love about Allen? I love that I get to know such a wonderful, tight-knit group of girls that keep me on my toes, year after year. Allen students are simply the best!

Other hats you wear or have worn at Allen or previous schools:

What are you passionate about? I am passionate about my family, education, and charity. I love coaching our cheerleaders and supporting them as they become young women.

Also, I’m a big fan of Netflix, blue popsicles, and the Chicago Bears.

Interesting Facts about you:

Favorite book? Bossypants by Tina Fey, The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch, and all of the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

Favorite quote? “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela

What causes are close to your heart? American Brain Tumor Association, Head for the Cure, and Camp Kesem (an organization for children with parents who have cancer.)

If you were a fictional character, who would you be? Hermione Granger!