Rima Makaryan is an International Baccalaureate diploma candidate at Montgomery High School. She was born in Armenia and moved to the US in 2010. Today she is interested in pursuing the protection of human rights in whatever career she chooses at Stanford University. She spends her time outside of school creating art and running her nonprofit, the Monarch Project (www.socoimm.org).

Rima was nominated for this prestigious award by Chapter 595 Adviser Susan Farkas. Randolph Burbank is Principal at Montgomery High School in the Santa Rosa City Schools.