Age: 17Potomac, MD
Category: Science/Clinical Nutrition
Project Title: Innovative Optimization of Ready to Use Food for Acute Malnutrition Treatment
Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
I see myself as putting my research into practice to improve child nutrition around the world.
If you could have dinner with the five most interesting people in the world, living or dead, who would they be?
Confucius, Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, Rosalind Ranklin, Kathering G. Johnson, Nikolai Tesla
What is your absolute dream job?
A job where I can help transform our world towards sustainable development
If you were a wrestler, what would your entrance song be?
'Jožin z bažin'
Aside from necessities, what's one thing you could not go a day without?
What lame superpower would you want?
What is one of your favorite quotes?
If you could be on any TV show, which one would it be?
Through the Wormhole
What is your favorite food?
Say you're independently wealthy and don't have to work, what would you do with your time?
I would do everything I could to support local solutions for reducing child malnutrition and poverty, and to promote sustainable development.
Which skill would you like to learn?
How to cook.
What is your favorite tradition or holiday?
Hiking with my family.
In the News
School Notes: Potomac Teens Honored with Prestigious Scholarships, August 18, 2018.
POTOMAC TEEN AWARDED $ 10,000 FOR PROJECT THAT ADDRESSES ACUTE MALNUTRITION
Garyk Brixi to be Named a 2018 Davidson Fellow
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