2013 Legacy Winners

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Adam Booher

Adam Booher has always had a passion for creating things. Whether it be a hovercraft, website, prosthetic arm, or a nonprofit organization, Adam enjoys the process of taking something that is only an idea and making it a reality. Growing up in Springfield, Illinois, Adam spent a great deal of…More...

Justin Croushore

Justin has been a dedicated trombone player since middle school and it has served him well. Despite his young age, Justin’s been constantly awarded top honors for his musicianship. Possessing a dynamic range that other musicians can only aspire to achieve, Justin is an amazing young talent. Justin started his… More...

Alexa Dantzler

Alexa “Lexy” Dantzler, 18, of Manassas, VA, has loved science ever since the shoebox science fair days of early elementary school. She has researched numerous topics, such as wind energy, and the most effective way to rid toothbrushes of bacteria, and has found inspiration from her teachers to ask questions… More...

Kate Sim

Kate Sim is a junior at Harvard (‘14), with a joint-concentration in Social Studies and Studies of Women, Gender & Sexuality. She was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea. A school trip to the United States changed Kate’s life. At age eleven, she traveled to Syracuse, NY to study… More...

Barrett Smith

In her own words, Barrett Smith writes, “I am an editor. I am a filmmaker. I am a writer. “I am. “I am. “I am.” A senior at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, D.C., Barrett studies in the Literary and Media Communications (LMC) Department, a program…More...

Brittany Wilharm

Brittany Wilharm wants to bring history to life. Her creative and energetic experiments have included making documentary films, designing websites, acting, and writing old-fashioned papers. In 2012, Brittany submitted a web page to the National History Day Contest focusing on the little-known early 19th century American surgeon Ephraim MacDowell.  For… More...