Avah Montgomery (she/her/hers) is a member of the class of 2025 at Shadow Mountain Highschool in Phoenix, Arizona. At school, she participates in the honors program DAAPS (the Digital Academy for Advanced Placement Scholars) where she dives deeper into history and the English language. She is also a part of the North Valley Arts Academy where she enjoys practicing the art of theater. Some of her favorite clubs are the National Honors Society, the Veteran’s Heritage Project, Key Club, and the Society of Women’s Scholars. Avah is an aspiring professor with a tremendous interest in the world of women’s studies and gender/sexuality. Some of her favorite books are Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson, The Sun Does Shine by Anthony Ray Hinton and Lara Love Hardin, and Not All Boys Are Blue by George M. Johnson. When she is not at school, you can find her hiking, camping, or traveling. Additionally, music plays a huge part in her life. She has a love of music spanning all genres, but she is particularly fond of 70s and 80s music, rock, and indie/folk music.