Rochester Institute of Technology
Anna Nack from Sterling, VA will be attending the Rochester Institute of Technology with plans to major in both Biomed Engineering and public policy.
Anna carried a 3.97 GPA after being adopted from an orphanage in Armenia as a young child. She learned ASL and English after she got to the United States. Although she has Nager syndrome, requiring 12 surgeries, she has been very successful.
She was a peer leader/mentor in her community for struggling students, particularly for science and ASL classes. She was a member of the National Honor Society and the English National Honor Society. She was awarded first place in the General Dynamics Women+Tech challenge for which she coded a bot that provided interactive feedback re: mental health with Covid. She was also selected for the U.S. congressional young women’s program.
She won the Jack Bruen national award for outstanding character/sportsmanship. Anna also presented in the CIA’s "bubble”conference room – and was the youngest person to ever do so.