First Name

Anna

Last Name

L.

Bio

Anna is currently a Junior at West High School in Salt Lake City, Utah. She speaks English and Mandarin Chinese fluently, is learning Spanish at school, and has maintained a 3.99 GPA. She has been competing in chess tournaments since she was 5 years old and is currently ranked 2nd in the state for women. She won 1st at Girl’s State in 2016 and 2017, placed in the top 5 during 2018 and 2019, placed 3rd in 2020, and took 1st in 9th Grade for the Highschool Championship. She has been playing on the Girl’s Tennis Junior Varsity team for the past 3 years and lettered for 2 of them. Anna has been involved in many different clubs at her school including Hope Squad, MUN, Girls Who Code, SheTech, and NHS. Anna has taken Computer Programming 1 & 2 as well as AP Computer Science Principles, which she passed in May. She hopes to go out of state for college to study engineering, focused mainly on computer, software, or mechanical engineering, and pursuing a related career in the future.