Yael Ochoa

Senior, Pine Crest High School, PGC 2022 Finalist

Yael is a senior in high school and was a PGC finalist last year. PGC opened her eyes to things like the importance of buying local, supporting fair trade companies, and combatting unnecessary food waste. Because of PGC, Yael now understands the essential role that activism plays in fostering a well-rounded education. Since participating in PGC, Yael has continued to explore topics like recycling in her own community with hopes of implementing meaningful change.