Catalina is high school senior in Andover, MA. Throughout her life, she has developed a passion for wildlife conservation and animal rights. As the founder and leader of her community’s Roots & Shoots group, she brings this passion to other young minds. She is a member of the Medical Awareness Club, Environmental Club, and of course, the Roots & Shoots group at her school. She also enjoys volunteering at the MSPCA animal shelter and has a dog named Toto and a rat named Emmy. As a second year member of the NYLC, she is committed to making a profound difference in the world and to helping people, animals, and the environment.