Sarah Peterson has lived in Albuquerque her entire life. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from New Mexico State University with minors in Math and Physics. She attended NMSU on an academic scholarship and graduated with honors. She was a member of the Phi Eta Sigma Honor Fraternity. Sarah’s interest in the STEM field began in her high school chemistry class, and this developed into a desire to encourage and support students interested in pursuing math and science. Outside of academics, Sarah’s interests include playing the violin. She was a member of the NMSU Orchestra. She enjoys reading and listening to music.