Alexa Solomon recently graduated from Natick High School. She is a driven learner, adventurer, and environmentalist. She enjoys discovering ways to help the natural world around her and is constantly investigating scientific innovations to find out how they can help tackle the growing threat of climate change. Alexa is a member of the Medical Reserve Corps, is passionate about volunteering for various causes, and is a barista at Starbucks. She will be attending Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in the Fall to study Biochemistry & Biophysics with a minor in Chinese. She hopes to pursue bioengineering research, helping to find creative ways to approach areas including genetically engineered plants, sustainable protein alternatives, and preservation of biodiversity.