Abraham Franchetti is a senior at Schreiber high school. He is deeply involved in his school community, having been elected Student Council President two years in a row, leading the Debate Team to victory as its Head Captain, and expanding the Newspaper’s relevancy as Opinions and Web Editor. In addition to improvements he’s made at Schreiber, Abraham is proud to contribute to his local community by combining his passions for technological innovation and helping others. As a part of the Project Ripples Board, he’s helped organize and coordinate outreach, bottle collection, and donations. When not serving his community, Abraham can often be found training as part of his school’s Cross Country and Track and Field teams or performing economics based research. He has one paper awaiting publication and is currently working with Dr. Ashok Singh at the University of Nevada Los Vegas on a project analyzing the impacts of COVID-19 related shutdowns. Understanding and driving social change underpins his work as a researcher, leader, and volunteer.