Ezra is a college freshman studying Aerospace engineering and is passionate about propelling space exploration, mainly Mars colonization. Robotics ignited Ezra's love for engineering. Ezra is the co-captain of the Tech Challenge robotics team (Curiosity 11770), where they design, CAD, build, and code robots. She also attends a girls' school, where she loves engaging with new people and a welcoming community of fellow female and gender-queer individuals equally passionate about STEM as she is.
Ruth Bader Ginsberg, or "Notorious RBG" as she has been coined by Shana Knizhnik, was an American icon of epic proportions. As remembered by the American Bar Association, "It is undeniable that the late Justice Ginsburg transformed the legal profession, the Supreme Court, and the fabric of American society through her tireless advocacy for gender equity. She was a brilliant legal scholar who left a mark on American jurisprudence both in her role on the Court and as an advocate." NSHSS hopes to honor the blazing legacy of "Notorious RBG" by awarding ten (10) applicants with $1,000 each for their efforts to embody the spirit of RBG within their own communities.