Stephanie Woodland was born and raised in Kalispell, MT. She is hoping to attend college on the East Coast, either Colby College or NYU in order to pursue an interdisciplinary degree combining neuroscience, education, human rights, theatre, and film. Passionate about empowering youth who have faced tremendous adversity, she plans to volunteer with local organizations to engage with youth of LGBT and other minority status. Her ultimate goal is working as a human rights lawyer, specializing in education. Stephanie received the Montana Regional and Pride Foundation Community scholarships.