Noel Simon is an upcoming sophomore at the University of California, Merced, majoring in Biology. During the summer of his senior year of high school, he had a job at Sam’s Club. His most significant accomplishments were making the Dean’s list during his first year of college and placing second in the Riverside County Science Fair in Microbiology, in 10th grade. Some attributes that he possesses is he’s willing to help when he can, tries to complete tasks the best he can, and will ask questions to better understand information provided. His success story is that during his science fair project, he found out that a Haitian tea plant was able to decrease heart rate, reducing hypertension. His interests are watching movies and shows, especially when he can watch them with his family. Another interest is basketball, whether watching or playing it. With his interest being basketball, it has led him to find his interest in being an orthopedic surgeon, so that he can help future athletes.