Science: Christopher Chen

High school: Troy High School

GPA: 4.4318/4.0000 weighted, 4.0/4.0 unweighted

College you plan to attend: Yale University

Major: Environmental studies and economics

Career plans: Environmental law

Most influential teacher: Mr. Hevel


■2015 Brower Youth Award for Environmental Leadership — Finalist with Special Merit

■Won full NSF scholarship to study nanomaterials research at the University of Michigan—Ann Arbor

■Research and recommendations on environmental issues selected twice into Senate Records

■2016 Coca-Cola Scholar Regional Finalist

■President’s Volunteer Service Award — Gold Level 3 years

■2016 National Merit Finalist

■2015 National AP Scholar

■2015 Future Problem Solving International Competition — 6th Place

■2016 TEDxYouth Speaker at Clarkston, titled: “On Efficacy: A Teenager’s Guide to Changing the World”