Sophia Edith Swartz
School: Central Bucks High School South
College Plans: Harvard College
Major: Molecular and Cellular Biology
Professional Plans: Scientific Researcher
Honors: National Honor Society, AP Scholar Regeneron Science Talent Search 2018 Scholar, 2018 Cooke College Scholarship Semifinalist, 2016 Intel ISEF 2nd Place in Plant Sciences, MIT THINK Scholars Program Honorable Mention, PAS Research Grant (only high school student selected), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Medalist, Le Grand Concours Gold Medal, C-SPAN StudentCam National Finalist, TEDx WestChester 2017 speaker, Da Vinci Science Center Hall of Fame Student Excellence Award, first place in Botany the Delaware Valley Science Fair (four consecutive years), provisional patent applicant
Activities: Hospital volunteering, Independent researcher at Baruch S. Blumberg Institute, Editor and founder of blog, Show Some STEMpathy, High school research intern at Hepatitis B Foundation, March for Science organizer and speaker, Writer for local newspaper’s teen section, French Honor Society member, National Honor Society member, Co-President of Science Research Club
In addition to research, Sophia enjoys biking, crocheting, gardening, hiking and reading. She likes to run and listen to music and write in her own time. While at camp this summer, she would like to show others how to make beads from glossy magazine clippings.
We look forward to meeting you at the 2018 National Youth Science Camp, Sophia!