EdAmbassadors Perspective

Students share thoughts on the power of passion projects

About the authors

McKenna Andrew is a seventh-grade student who loves presenting, and also loves being creative and thinking of different ways to showcase information. Her hobbies include softball and performing in the theater.

Adrien Jacobs is an eighth-grade student who is passionate about biology — from the smallest microbe to the largest mammal. His favorite hobbies include cooking.

Neera Desai is a seventh-grade student who is passionate about science, especially genetics and heredity. Her favorite hobbies include dancing and singing.

Sarah Pope is a seventh-grade student who is passionate about reading; being able to explore different stories and other worlds, learning life lessons and different morals. Her favorite hobby is artistic drawing.

Makayla Harman is an eighth-grade student who is passionate about the arts, recognizing they provide many great benefits in creating a well-rounded education. She is also passionate about math, finding it engaging and loving the logic in it. Her hobbies include dance.

Dominic Lemen is an eighth-grade student who is passionate about geography. He has competed in the NC State Geography Bee twice during his middle school career. His hobbies include making maps.

Umar Chaudhry is an eighth-grade student who is passionate about mathematics. His hobbies include playing sports.