Giancarla Burgos is a senior at Memorial High School in West New York. Her STEM interests primarily lie in biochemistry, aspiring to be a research scientist. She is currently an intern at the New York Blood Center studying HIV and SARS. Outside of academics, Giancarla enjoys volunteering for her town’s community-based events including several senior holiday lunches, summer carnivals, as well as a youth recreation program. Her hobbies include design through Blender software, reading, and writing.