Posted: November 15, 2016 at 4:51 pm
Beacon High School
New York City, NY
Tiffany Lin is currently a sophomore attending the Beacon High School in New York City, New York. After winning 1st place in the New York State eCybermission science competition, she was selected as a delegate to attend the George Mason Washington Youth Summit on the Environment in 2016. She has also presented at the American Natural History Museum Science Expo. Her love for the environment originated from her passion to sail. She is an avid dingy sailor and is certified by the American Sailing Association and U.S. Sailing Basic Keelboat. She is a junior instructor, as well as a sales and marketing assistant at the Offshore Sailing School. Tiffany was a youth delegate for the America’s Cup Youth Endeavor Daythe first time it was held in the United States. She is an elite “A” student who has been on principal’s honor roll and an executive board member of the National Junior Honor Society. Tiffany is also a starting fullback on her travel soccer team, G17 White Downtown United Soccer Club, and her high school varsity soccer team, a five-time New York City PSAL champion. In addition, she is an accomplished mezzo-soprano with the Trinity Wall Street Youth Chorus. Led by Julian Wachner, a Grammy-nominated conductor and one of North America’s top composers, her chorus has performed at Carnegie Hall and sang with Josh Groban at the Mayor Bloomberg 9/11 Memorial Benefit Dinner, hosted by Stephen Colbert. Her choir will be on tour this summer in San Francisco and in Paris.