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  • Gaviota Compres is from New York City, where she attends the High School for Environmental Studies. She enjoys yoga and jogging, and she hopes to become an environmental engineer one day. © TNC
  • Frank Gorichanaz is from Dousman, Wisconsin, and will be a freshman at Carroll University next year studying biology and German. He enjoys rugby, hunting, fishing and gardening. © TNC
  • Kirsti Martinez is from Mukwonago, Wisconsin, and hopes for a career in marine biology. She enjoys hiking and kayaking and has spent time outdoors in many places including Hawaii and Mexico. © TNC
  • Lexi Rakowski is from Dousman, Wisconsin, and will be a freshman at UW-Milwaukee next year. She loves painting and gardening. This summer she hopes to learn to identify many species of plants and animals. © TNC
  • Originally from Guyana, Teshawna Smith is following in her sister’s footsteps as a LEAF intern. She says she loves visiting news places, meeting new friends and learning new things. © TNC
  • Sarah Wetley is from Mukwonago, Wisconsin, and will attend Northern Michigan University next year. She works at Mukwonago Animal Hospital and hopes for a career either as a veterinarian or in environmental studies. © TNC
  • Lily Wolf is from New York City, where she can sometimes be found reading poetry at events or singing in the park. She finds serenity in nature, and hopes to be a writer and a therapist someday. © TNC
  • Maggie Wu was born and raised in New York City and attends Stuyvesant High School. She is on the girls’ varsity lacrosse and the Science Olympiad teams. She also enjoys piano and volleyball. © TNC
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