The World Food Prize Foundation

2020: Breaking New Ground

Select the students' names below to read their World Food Prize Global Youth Institute paper: 

Student School Location Mentor in Attendance
Rashmi Acharya Eden Prairie High School Minnesota Not applicable
Destiny Adams East High School Iowa Not applicable
Ali Ali Hoover High School Bahrain Not applicable
Andrew Alsum Hartford Union High School Wisconsin Ben Skifton
Madelaine Altenhofen Lone Tree Community Iowa Bridget Mahoney
Andres Alvirez Gonzalez Mayo High School Minnesota Karina
Schyler Angell Centralia High School Missouri Scott Stone
Sophia Arnold Culver Academies Indiana John Buggeln
Andrea Arroyo Colegio Williams Mexico Javier De la Cruz
Ashley Auderer Grand Rapids Senior High School Iowa Breanna Lukes
Faith Austin Carmel High School Indiana Not applicable
Audrey Bajec Coffman High School Ohio Donna Parker
Emma Barrett Pleasant Valley High School Pennsylvania Jenneth Layaou
Rachel Bauermeister Norwell High School Indiana Kyle Bailey
Harley Baumler Turkey Valley High School Iowa Steve Pfaffle
Maynor Benavides Alison Bixby Stone School Honduras Ashley Shunk
Kimberly Bhandari Belleville Senior High School New Jersey Peter Blodnik
Nikita Bharati Basha High School Arizona Not applicable
Brandon Bixler Garden Spot High School Pennsylvania  Katherine Ranck
Alexis Bodlak Pender High School Nebraska Not applicable
Zachary Bolton Grand Rapids High School Minnesota Eric Northard
John Booker Drew Central High School Arkansas Brittany Leek
Belinda Brain Muscatine High School Iowa  Josh Day
Saraswati Braun Dublin Coffman High School Ohio Donna Parker
Kate Breja West Marshall High School Iowa Allison Bartholmey
Abigail Brown Ankeny Centennial High School Iowa Kathryn Cooper
Victoria Brown Shiloh High School Alabama Olga Bolden-Tiller
Aditya Bulusu Ardrey Kell High School North Carolina Padma Bulusu
Jack Burns Kettle Moraine Global High School Wisconsin Erika Dimka
Amenti Burrell TU-Park High School Alabama Jifunza Wright
Alana Calhoun Ludington High School Michigan Jennifer Rowe
Gadiel Cárdenas Alison Bixby Stone School Honduras Ashley Shunk
Idania Carrillo East High School Iowa Not applicable
Heather Cernek Central DeWitt High School Iowa Not applicable
Lauren Chuhta Greenwich Junior-Senior High School New York Betsy Foote
Evie Clare Michigan Lutheran High School Michigan Not applicable
Cassidy Cox Mansfield High School Texas Not applicable
Landis Crawford Penncest Homeschooler Pennsylvania Jenneth Layaou
Rachel Currant Bondurant-Farrar High School Iowa Caitlin Remington
Tristen Davis Mt. Pleasant Community High School Iowa Jennifer Stater
Rylee Dean Snow Hill High School Maryland Pamela Lauer
Adam Deaner Oelwein High School Iowa Not applicable
Nicholas Dittmer Oelwein High School Iowa Not applicable
Yixuan Dong Shijiazhuang Foreign Language School China Caiqin Ma
Caitlyn Ebert River Valley High School Iowa Amanda Verzani
Alex Ecker Phillips Exeter Academy New Hampshire Mary Page
Audrey Enszer West High School Iowa Not applicable
Ida Fan Lindbergh High School Missouri Lexie Weitzel
Jason Fane Clean Technologies & Sustainable Industries ECHS New York B. Theresa Lewis
Kylie Feilmeier Kuemper Catholic High School Iowa Micki Feilmeier
Avery Flanagan Flanagan Homeschool Texas Mylea Flanagan
Jack Foley Chatham High School New Jersey Yelena Naumova
Heidi Fradette Gladmar Regional School Canada Camen Langevin
Maggie Frank Central Decatur High School Iowa Not applicable
Anna Fritz Oberlin High School Ohio Donna Shurr
Rebecca Fulgham Golden Triangle Early College High School Mississippi Annette Glover
Katrina Ganson Oberlin High School Ohio David Jarven
Gretchen Garrett Mason City High School Iowa Dawn Guritz
Sarah George Marquette High School Missouri Not applicable
Nidhi Girish John P. Stevens High School New Jersey Suman Girish
Aayush Goud Wayzata High School  Minnesota Not applicable
Mira Gowda The Bishops School California Shilpi Gowda
Madeline Grabb Bridgehampton UFSD New York Judiann Carmack-Fayyaz
Tyra Green Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences Illinois Patrick Desire
Elias Guedira Athens Drive Magnet High School North Carolina Gina Brown-Guedira
Aryahi Gupta Canyon Crest Academy California Not applicable
Valeria Gutierrez Chicago High School For Agricultural Sciences Illinois Patrick Desire
Style Haeffner Danville High School Iowa Gail Kunch
Kelly He A & M Consolidated High School Texas Michelle Jedlicka
Elizabeth Heenan Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences Illinois Patrick Desire
Brigid Heller Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences Illinois Patrick Desire
Andrew Herrick Clean Technologies & Sustainable Industries ECHS New York B. Theresa Lewis
Tristen Heth Union High School Iowa Adam Sacquitne
Melanie Ho W.S. Neal High School Alabama Not applicable
Jasmyn Hoeger Beckman Catholic High School Iowa Cheryl Kluesner
Chantel Hoeve Ir. Lely Lyceum Netherlands Victorine Van Pelt
Katherine Holcomb Broken Bow High School Nebraska  Not applicable
Yujia Hou Shijiazhuang Foreign Language School China Caiqin Ma
Kanyon Huntington East Union High School Iowa Mike Cooley
Rwaida Hussein Campbell Collegiate High School Canada Laurel LaBar-Ahmen
Nathaly Ibañez Alison Bixby Stone School Honduras Ashley Shunk
Rahul Inaganti Parkland High School Pennsylvania Jenneth Layaou
Arush Iyer Eagan High School Minnesota Not applicable
Vidya Iyer Valley High School Iowa Brant Reif
Emerald Izuakor St. Thomas More Academy North Carolina Kate Kirkpatrick
Amber Jacobsma Pocahontas Area High School Iowa Brian Bowers
Grace Jenkins Zane Trace High School Ohio Jennifer Johnston
David John Canyon Crest Academy California Josh Meihaus
Amaya Johnson-Fleming Gwynn Park High School Maryland Leasa Gudderra
Jacob Johnson Academy for the Arts, Sciences and Technology Florida Evan Sellers
Katee Johnson Mountainburg High School Arkansas Cynthia Johnson
Lawrence Johnson Clarkdale High School Mississippi Jessica Johnson
Maya Jyothinagaram Culver Academies Indiana John Buggeln
Nandhika Kamalakkannan Chettinad Visyashram India Curtis Stutzman
Ishan Kapoor Del Norte High School California Sabby Kapoor
Gurleen Kaur Carmel High School Indiana John Carter
Kate Keresztes Ithaca High School New York Not applicable
Isabel Kesselhaut Cape Elizabeth High School Maine Mary Poker-Page
Isabelle Klink Hartford Union High School Wisconsin Paul Coffin
Meredith Kodis Marshalltown High School Iowa Susan Fritzell
Kayoon Koh Canyon Crest Academy California Youmi Kim
Gabrielle Kowkabany Sandalwood High School Florida Charlotte Emerson
Claire Kramer George-Little Rock CSD Iowa Tina Sherrill-Range
Siddharth Krishnakumar Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology Virginia Ananthi Nagarajan
Harshita Krupadanam The Quarry Lane School California Ashish Krupadanam
Maria Ladenburger Bettendorf High School Iowa Spencer Mesick
Hope Lang Columbia City High School Indiana Sarah Furthmiller
Hailey Lantigua Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School New York Juan Carlos Espinal
Hyunsoo Lee Pella Community High School Iowa Not applicable
Katherine Lewis Blue Valley CAPS Kansas Joe Whalen
Nathalie Lezama Alison Bixby Stone School Honduras Ashley Shunk
Anran Li Shijiazhuang Foreign Language School China Caiqin Ma
Ziqi Liang Shijiazhuang Foreign Language School China Caiqin Ma
Angel Lindsey Woodland High School Alabama Lori Lindsey
Alesandria Lo Waukee High School Iowa Not applicable
Maria Lomba Secundaria Babeque Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Horacio Lomba
Lindsey Lu Dublin Coffman High School Ohio Donna Parker
Jobany Luna Shield of Faith Christian Academy Alabama Melissa Mahone
Allison Lynch Humboldt High School Iowa Tessa Meyer
Yuchen Ma Shijiazhuang Foreign Language School China Caiqin Ma
Zhaotianyi Ma Shijiazhuang Foreign Language School China Caiqin Ma
Emily Maliszewski Osage High School Iowa Eric Dralle
Maude Malone Roosevelt High School Iowa Not applicable
Sharice Mamuya Ankeny High School Iowa Amy Akers
Leah Marek Washington High School Iowa Not applicable
Natalie Marr New Hampton High School Iowa James Russ
Lucy Martin Shenandoah High School Iowa Sarah Martin
Juan Martinez Waukee High School Iowa Cindy Snell
Uchechi Mba Century High School Maryland Kimberly Moyer
Ella McConnell Maclay School Florida Not applicable
Candise McDonald Tuskeegee University- Jacksonville Lighthouse Charter School College Preparatory Academy Alabama Olga Bolden-Tiller
Garrett McFarren Hartford Union High School Wisconsin Kevin Martin
Abby Miller Migh High School Nebraska Not applicable
Akshara Molleti Eastview High School Minnesota Thomas Sharp
Autumn Moore Moore Family Homeschool Pennsylvania Diane Thompson
Jahnay Morgan Donald M. Payne School of Technology New Jersey Not Applicable
Lauren Moses Snow Hill High School Maryland Pamela Lauer
Conner Murty GMG High School Iowa Erin Murty
Skylar Nguyen Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science Mississippi Not applicable
Stephanie Njeri Lutheran High School North Missouri Justin Dixon
Ted Noel Donald M. Payne Sr. School of Technology New Jersey Not applicable
Irma Omerasevic Roosevelt Des Moines/ Des Moines Central Campus Iowa Kacia Cain
Haley Onken Glidden-Ralston Community School Iowa Julie Leonard
Kashish Patel Adel- De Soto- Minburn High School Iowa Jodie Baier
Priya Patterson-Lee UPSM High School Michigan Not applicable
Karen Perez Fayettevill High School Arkansas Teddi Wood
Ruby Perry-Mize A&M Consolidated High School  Texas Michelle Jedlicka
Emily Poag Ames High School Iowa Josh Gorman
Zyria Polk Chelsea High School Alabama Olga Bolden-Tiller
Genis Pou Colegio Williams Mexico Laura Ordóñez
Pavithra Premsai Woodbury High School Minnesota Leah Deiman
Emma Putnam Houston High School Florida Melissa Putnam
Ruiyi Qian Shijiazhuang Foreign Language School China Caiqin Ma
Misbah Quraishi Downingtown Stem Academy Pennsylvania Jenneth Layaou
Rhea Rajvansh Eastview High School Minnesota Pooja Singh
Adwaith Ramesh Edison High School New Jersey Not applicable
Arav Raval Hightstown High School New Jersey Sarah McDougall
Alannah Richards Nashua Plainfield High School Iowa Heidi Hain
Emelia Richling Northwest High School Nebraska Not applicable
Trenton Rickels Midland High School Iowa Jamie Christiansen
Jaelyn Riemenschneider King Pierson High School Iowa Molli Griffin
Enrique Riojas Berazaluce Pleasant Valley High School Iowa Lynne Lundberg
Logan Roach Starkville Academy Mississippi Susie Wall
Logan Robertson Allen High School Texas Not applicable
Josephine Rose Urbandale High School Iowa Carrie Baird-Forristall
Hailey Rossmiller North Scoot Senior High School Iowa Jacob Hunter
Colby Rourke Mid-Prairie High School Iowa Elsa Schmidt
Elizabeth Rutenberg Elizabeth Rutenberg New Jersey Clare Kennedy
Cael Ruzicka Charles City High School Iowa Bret Spurgin
Nora Ryan Crestwood High School Iowa Sara Ryan
Kaleigh Scheumann McCutcheon High School Indiana Aby Bymaster
Reagan Schmitz Roland-Story High School Iowa Brad Taylor
Sarah Schroeder Morning Star Academy Iowa Julie Schroeder
Riley Schuchard Clear Lake High School Iowa Elisa Russ
Isabella Scramoncin Windermere High School Florida Eileen Scramoncin
Elizabeth Severson John F. Kennedy High School Iowa Brad Horton
Sachi Sharma Phoenix Country Day School Arizona Colin Reynolds
Shria Shyam North Allegheny Senior High School Pennsylvania Jenneth Layaou
Anastasia Siebrecht Dowling Catholic High School Iowa Emily Larson
Alexandra Sill Independence Jr./Sr. High School Iowa Michael Haden
Molly Simmons Panorama High School Iowa Steven Hameister
Anna Smith Parkside High CTE Maryland Jerry Kelley
Bianca Sponseller Nevada High School Iowa Kevin Cooper
Adynn Stedillie Minnetonka High School Minnesota Not applicable
Elizabeth Stenard Freehold Township High School New Jersey Brian Ducey
Rachel Stern High Tech High School New Jersey Shelly Witham
Austin Stokes McAdory High School Alabama Paula Stokes
Eric Stollenwerk Cedar Creek High School New Jersey Lisa Martinelli
Annamarie Stone Centralia High School Missouri Scott Stone
Tayanna Streigle Gilbert High School California Herman Sumpena
Edmund Sumpena Westview High School California Herman Sumpena
Heyu Sun Barrington Community High School Arizona Not applicable
Lidya Tadesse East High School Iowa Kristin Helseth
Ella Tallett Xavier High School Iowa Not applicable
Tyler Tam Phoenix Country Day School Arizona Not applicable
Destiny Taylor Detroit Edison Public School Academy- Early College of Excellence Michigan

Not applicable

Rebecka Tornfeldt Lundellska skolan Sweden Ellen Kallback
Aalind Tyagi West Windsor- Plainsboro High School North New Jersey Chris Bond
Muneebah Umar The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science Mississippi Not applicable
Adrianna Vasquez Hagerty High School Florida Jaime Vasquez
Ethan Walters Rossville MS/HS Indiana Dale Griffin
Ruilin Wang Shijiazhuang Foreign Language School China Caiqin Ma
Zhaoyang Wang Shijiazhuang Foreign Language School China Caiqin Ma
Lydia Watanabe Arkansas City High School Kansas Kasie Bogart
Kennedy Williams Central Campus Iowa Not applicable
Macie Willuweit Boone High School Iowa Kristina Greenfield
Eryn Woernely Dryden High School New York Michele Kline
Malena Woodward Atlantic High School Iowa Eric Miller
Carly Youngblood Monroe City R-1 Missouri Sean Frankenbach
Kasey Yu Hartford Union High School Wisconsin Bill Schliewe
Anita Zahiri Benjamin Franklin High School Louisiana Kady Clincy
Carlee Zahurones Homeschool Iowa Not applicable
Zurit Zaragoza Colegio Williams Mexico Laura Ordóñez
Athena Zheng Union County Vocational Technical Schools New Jersey Not applicable
Chuning Zhu Shijiazhuang Foreign Language School China Caiqin Ma

 

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