Chapter: USA California Miller Middle School STEM 4 Youth
President: Claire Shao
Claire Shao is an incoming 8th grader at Joaquin Miller Middle School. She has been very passionate about science, specifically biology and earth science, ever since she discovered it. Claire participated in Science Olympiad during the school year, which further deepened her interest. At the state level competition, her events included Sounds of Music, in which she placed second, Road Scholar, in which she placed third, and Bio Process Lab, in which she again placed third.
In her free time outside of academics, Claire enjoys drawing and dancing. Because of her interest in biology, she participated in the Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest, a contest held by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service aiming to promote environmental and conservation programs. Her artwork won a 1st place award in its level.