Candace is a junior at Oak Ridge High School. She was exposed to coding in a electrical engineering summer internship at the University of Tennessee Knoxville. Since then, she enrolled in her AP Computer Science A class. Outside of coding, she likes to participate in Quiz Bowl, History Bowl, Science Bowl, and Science Olympiad. Candace's favorite class is AP Physics, and plans to pursue a career as a chemical engineer. This summer she will attend a week-long residential program at Purdue University for engineering prospects. Amidst her love for science and math, Candace still holds a high appreciation for the arts and literature. In her free time, she enjoys playing the violin and exercising.