2016 Intern, University of Utah, Salt Lake City
Sarai Patterson is a sophomore in the Materials Sciences and Engineering program at the University of Utah. She is from San Bernardino, California and graduated valedictorian from Desert Hills High School in southern Utah before living briefly in South America and finally continuing her education in Salt Lake City. Sarai is very happy to be a part of the honors college at the U of U, where she has had many incredible experiences, including the opportunity to travel to Argentina and receive a minor in Ecology. She enjoys traveling, hiking, and general adventuring in the beautiful outdoors, and she hopes to someday use her degree and experiences to work in renewable energy and help solve environmental crises that we face around the globe.