A two-time team captain, Mitchell competed in the sprint events, relays and jumps for the Class 3A Saints. She won the Division II indoor high jump title with a leap of 5-feet, 2 inches in February. It was among Louisiana’s best marks. The defending 3A outdoor champion in the high jump, Mitchell also held the state’s No. 4 rank in the long jump when the season ended in March. Off the track, Mitchell was part of the NROTC Scholarship Program at West Feliciana.