MAKALAH SIMPSON (Debater) returns to TimeLine, where they have spent four summers as part of the TimeLine South Ensemble, creating and performing in devised pieces FULMINATION, FLOWERS GROW ON TREES, and RECIDIVISM. A 2023 graduate of Thornton Fractional South High School, Makalah is an aspiring Veterinarian with a passion for healing and art, and has also traveled to various states to speak out against systematic oppression, participating and speaking at conventions like NCTE and AERA. They would like to thank their mother for her unwavering support, Guadalupe and Steve Ramirez for their unwavering love, and all of their friends for their unwavering laughs!