Ria Voodi is a 7th grader at Hale Middle School, in Los Angeles. She enjoys playing the viola, tennis, watching movies and TV shows, hanging out with her friends and family, working with other people, and helping others. She likes to travel and go to many different places with her family. She values education and getting good grades, as these are the basic building blocks of a happy life. Having a love for learning, reading, and being creative is very important to your overall success in life. She wants to help those who don’t get a chance to learn due to poverty. She wants to come forward, be a leader in her generation, and make an impact!