Another student who will write there own ticket to college

Meet TIME’s First-Ever Kid of the Year

Meet TIME’s first-ever Kid of the Year: a 15-year-old scientist and inventor who uses technology to tackle issues ranging from contaminated drinking water to cyberbullying.


I’m not sure I agree…while she is certainly impressive in some ways, I find it hard to believe she has mentored 30,000 kids. Either that’s a typo - or - she has a different definition of mentoring than I do. Makes me wonder what other achievements are exaggerated.

Having said that - I do appreciate the link to the article. The other kids profiled are equally impressive.


I’m pretty sure Time magazine would have vetted her in depth before they put her on the cover. In any case she will be writing her own ticket…