Rose Nguyen, 17, is a junior at Western Heights High School in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She is the representative for Ward 1 in the Oklahoma City's Youth Council. She also served on the Federal Reserve's Student Board of Directors for Oklahoma City. Through the Oklahoman's Teen Journalism Program, Rose published an article about the effects of family death on adolescents. Rose hopes to major in neuroscience and become a pediatrician. In her free time, she enjoys dancing, knitting, crocheting and spending time teaching her little brother the alphabet.