Samantha is a freshman at Youngstown State University, in Youngstown, Ohio.  She attended WYSE in the summer of 2021, after her original summit in 2020 was canceled due to the world wide pandemic. During her free time, she likes to read, color and do research on The Amazon Rainforest. Samantha is extremely passionate about the preservation of wildlife and the world around us. At Youngstown State, she is pursuing a major in biology, with the hopes of someday being able to help with the conservation of animals and their habitats.