Annie, a senior at Middleton, has had a life-long passion for STEM and has taken several AP computer science and STEM classes. Annie is the co-president of Middleton’s Astronomy Club, a member of the varsity math team, and is involved in MHS’s Computer Science and Engineering clubs. She is completing an independent study of Artifical Intelligence and Cybersecurity and is building a handwriting-recognition neural network. Outside of school, Annie competes in hackathons and programming competitions. Annie aims to attend a competitive university to study computer and data science. After attending university, Annie wants to help develop the systems that will bring humans to Mars and apply for NASA’s Astronaut Candidate Program.