National Youth Leadership Council

“The ability to gain new perspectives is something I always seek, as well as learning from great minds who have changed the world.”

Grade: Senior in Marlboro, New Jersey

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Kelly is a Senior in Marlboro, New Jersey. She has been involved in her school’s Roots & Shoots club for three years and is now serving her first term on the National Youth Leadership Council. After discovering a fox den through a trail camera trap, Kelly started a blog share her experience and love for wildlife with what turned out to be 100k people! She is passionate about STEM both inside and outside schools and additionally enjoys birdwatching, building soft robotic caterpillar models, conducting STEM research projects, and volunteering in her community.

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