Chanrithy Fuller-Avalos was raised in Portland, Oregon. She will attend Western Oregon University, majoring in Educational Psychology and minoring in American Sign Language. Chanrithy’s career goal is to ensure that students of all backgrounds, ethnicities, sexual orientations and identities feel safe, comfortable and celebrated while studying at school. Having struggled with homelessness herself throughout high school, Chanrithy aspires to support LGBTQQ individuals’ access to housing and education so they can achieve their goals and opportunities. Chanrithy received the Oregon Regional and Pride Foundation Community Scholarships.