Olivia Pendas is a graduating senior at Natick High School. She will be attending Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH in the fall where she plans to study environmental science. As president of the Natick High School Environment Club, she has worked hard to promote sustainability in her community. She helped implement a waste composting program in the school cafeteria and also worked with administrators to add more vegan and vegetarian menu options. Outside of school, Olivia is an avid rock climber. She has been on competitive teams in the Boston area since she was 10, but her real passion is outdoor climbing. On any given weekend, you can find her in the White Mountains of New Hampshire bouldering, sport climbing, or trad climbing. She also enjoys skiing, hiking, camping, and playing guitar.