Tiffanie Lee

Tiffanie Lee is a student at Green Hope High School. She is associated with organizations such as Cary Teen Council,Green Hope: Science Olympiad, Young Women in Biology, Society of Women Engineers, National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Beta Club, Envirothon, HOSA, DECA, Math Modeling Club, Beta Club, Ultimate Frisbee, National High School Journal of Science, North Carolina State University (Departments of Animal Science, Materials Science, and Bio-engineering) ,UNC Rex etc. Over the last two years, Tiffanie has conducted independent research at NC State University, where she investigated the genetic mechanisms behind “metabolic switch” in chicken embryos (2018), ran computer simulations to test solvents for desalination (2019), and created a hydrogel out of DNA for drug delivery applications (2019). Last year (2018), she presented at the NC Academy of Science annual meeting (2019) and 17th Annual Summer Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium at NC State. Tiffanie won 1st place at both at the NC Science and Engineering Fair and NC Student Academy of Science competitions. Her paper on Well-Joy–a home health system for seniors–was a finalist in the Rockwell Automation You Make It Challenge She is a member of variou Green Hope teams, including: Science Olympiad (various Regional and State awards), HOSA and DECA (various awards at Districts and States), Envirothon, Biology Olympiad, and math competitions.

As a member of Cary Teen Council’s Executive board she volunteered at events such as Triangle’s Got Talent, Herbert’s Haunted House, Breakfast with the Bunny, and Santa’s Workshop, and as the Teen Representative on Cary’s Cultural Arts Committee. With CTC,