Amelia Laursen is from Wilmington, NC and recently graduated from Isaac Bear Early College. While in high school, Amelia obtained leadership positions such as: Co-president of FCA and Treasurer for National Honor Society. She is a Varsity medalist in the Science Olympiad. Their interests include Girl Scouts, volunteering at a community garden, reading, and hiking. Amelia is also an illustrator of two published children books. While on her gap year, Mil hopes to be working on a horse farm in Puerto Rico, and traveling to Europe, Switzerland, Chile, and Uganda.