Jacob Dalen is a current senior at Peotone High School in Peotone, IL. After high school, he plans to pursue a career in animal sciences and eventually in veterinary medicine. During the school year, he participates in National Honor Society, SkillsUSA, and BoyScouts of America as well as the King Conservation Science Scholars Program through Brookfield Zoo. He has also earned the rank of Eagle Scout. From a young age, he has had a passion for protecting the environment, and he cannot wait to inspire others to take action in their communities through WYSE.