Allyson is a 2022 graduate of Ponderosa High School in Resscue, California. She plans to pursue a degree in Marine Biology at Oregon State University (OSU). She planstp pursue several opportunities in undergrad including the 10-week program at the Hatfield Marine Science Center as well as an internship or study abroad with university partners including National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and more.
She also plans to pursue a master’s degree with Oregon State and engage with their Marine Mammal Institute.