First Name

Ari

Last Name

A.

Bio

Ari was recently selected by her band director to represent her school as part of the Tennessee Ambassadors of Music European Concert Tour which will take place June 30 - July 15, 2019. Ari will travel to 7 European countries performing with the Ambassadors of Music. Ari was also invited by her teacher to join the BETA club, she is a SkillsUSA junior representative, she is section leader of the tubas in her high school band, she is a member of the Sparks Club (a community service after school club), and she is a member of the Robotics Club. Ari's greatest technical accomplishment is designing an app to help one of her friends who wants to learn a new language. Ari's future plans include developing, building, and designing a project for the Google Science Fair (2019) where she and her teammates will be re-creating anti-matter in hopes of being able to make space travel faster and more efficient for future astronauts. She plans to graduate from high school with recognition and a 3.5 or higher GPA. Once she leaves high school, she plans to study at a Historically Black College and University (HBCU). Ari will be in the marching band at her HBCU, where she will be playing the tuba. She plans on majoring in Computer Science and Chemistry, with a minor in business or African Studies. In the summer of her freshman year of college, she will apply for an internship at NASA or Deloitte where she will continue to pursue her passion in Computer Science, in hopes of one day developing the first Quantum Computer for commercial use. She hopes to one day start a camp for underprivileged young females, where they will be introduced to Computer Science, Chemistry, Physics, and Astronomy. After Ari retires from her work, she will still continue to run her camp and go around to local middle, high schools, and colleges where she will present the advantages and opportunities of the STEM field and encourage more young ladies to find an interest in STEM.