Aurora C. Griffin
California - South, 2014
Current Place of Residence: Westlake Village, CA
University: Harvard University
Other Information: Aurora C. Griffin, Westlake Village, is a senior at Harvard where she majors in classics. She combines interests in western ethical thought, Christian theology and bioethics with her desire to build a society more conscious about the way it develops and uses biotechnologies. She is president of the Harvard Catholic Student Association, founded and led a group for female Catholic fellowship, and founded a fellowship for Christian pre-medical students to volunteer for cancer hospital ministry work. She has spent a term at Oxford studying philosophy and a summer studying bioethics at the Regina Apostolorum Pontifical University in Rome. Before college, she was an internationally competitive show jumper, winning individual and team gold medals.