Carissa has been an outstanding Badminton athlete while attending Mountain Pointe. She has been the Metro Region Champion in Singles and finished fourth and sixth in the state the past two years.
Carissa ranks 22nd in a class of 501 seniors and carries a 3.80 grade point average. She is involved in the National Honor Society, Marching Band and Academic Decathlon, along with numerous other school activities. Her community service includes Teens for the Cure of Cancer, Senior Girl Scout, International Hospital Volunteer, and is a weekly volunteer for Corppus Christi Church Choir.
Carissa is the daughter of Ryan and Gloria Guthrie.