Sara Thorsness is from Madison, AL pursuing a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering at the University of Florida. Hoping to work with biomaterials and life systems one day, she intends to apply the techniques learned in lab to medicine. In her free time, Sara enjoys spending time at the beach, boating, cooking, and shopping.
Matthew Morgan is a Gulf Coast native from Chiefland, FL and is working towards his bachelor’s degree in marine science at the University of Florida. Having previously worked at a hatchery in Cedar Key, he intends to focus his studies and volunteer work to the development of marine bivalve aquaculture. He plans to one day continue his education beyond his bachelor’s program and become a part of academia. Matthew enjoys spending his free time fishing, cycling, and cooking, along with watching and playing sports.