I am from Mesa, Arizona. Both my parents are Chemists at ASU so I learn my passion for chemistry and material science at a very young age. I went to Seton Catholic Preparatory High School and on to the U of A. My reason for choosing the U of A came from when I first toured the campus and I loved the atmosphere and the people and culture of Tucson. This scholarship will help me to potentially continue my research working on finding a proper technique to successfully 3D a bone scaffold which could aid in helping patients with broken bones.