College attending: Northwestern University
Colleges accepted to: University of Arkansas
Honors & Achievements: National Merit finalist, All-State musician, Arkansas Seal of Biliteracy in Chinese, AP Scholar with honors, PA Cooks Club co-founder
Career goal: I plan to pursue a career as a computer scientist and once I am financially secure, I will play music in a local Chicago bar.
Tell us about the teacher, coach or administrator who made a difference in your life: Mrs. Beard, my junior-year AP U.S. history teacher, taught me to never settle for ambivalence and to strive to change the world. Mr. Martens, my band director, taught me to always work harder and to practice more!