Preethi is a junior at Skyline High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Computer science has been a part of her since elementary school when she started playing with LEGO Mindstorms, Scratch, and some old iMacs. She attended many engineering and computing camps during her middle and high school years. Preethi also self-studied and successfully completed the AP Computer Science exam in her sophomore year. She has participated in a programming competition multiple times and also placed in the top five teams. Preethi has also been helping to supervise an event called iCompute for Washtenaw Elementary Science Olympiad. She is very much interested in exploring efficient sorting algorithms, cryptography, and hacking.