Ami Kabadi is currently a sophomore at Duke University majoring in Biology and minoring in chemistry. She attended Western Guilford High School in Greensboro, North Carolina and graduated in 2005 as the salutatorian. During her high school years, Ami received honors including Syngenta�s High School Science Award for Exceptional Achievement in the Sciences, the Girl Scout Gold Award, National AP Scholar Award, Scholar Athlete Award, and National Academic All American Award. She received recognition as a finalist in the Regional Junior Science and Humanities Symposium, as an Honorable Mention in the Toshiba ExploraVision Competition, and as a Semifinalist the Siemens Westinghouse Research Competition. In addition Ami was a member of the High IQ Bowl Team, National Honor�s Society, Beta Club, Student Council, and Math Club. She earned four varsity letters playing for her high school lacrosse team. While at Duke, Ami has continued her involvement with lacrosse as a local lacrosse official. She currently working part time under Dr. Chandra Tucker in the Yeast Genetics Lab. This past summer, Ami did research in a cell biology lab on neuron development and activity through the Howard Hughes Research Fellows Program. Ami is an active member of her selective living group, Roundtable. Roundtable�s goals are centered on promoting student faculty, student community, and student student interactions. This is accomplished through regular community service and guest faculty seminars. Ami�s ambitions include going to graduate school to complete a PhD and becoming a research professor at an esteemed university.
Class of 2009