Rowan Woldridge graduated from McLean High School in Fairfax, Virginia. Rowan held a leadership role in his school’s Gay-Straight Alliance. He organized fundraisers that benefited LGBT homeless shelters. Rowan is being recognized for his ability to educate others about issues facing the transgender community and for his constant search to find justice. Rowan took the lead role in negotiating with his school principal for getting a gender neutral bathroom, thus allowing other transgender individuals to use that bathroom and provide a safe space for them. Rowan will be attending Virginia Tech.