Dominika Kouassi, a junior at Marian High School, emerges as a trailblazer. As the first US-born child of Togolese immigrant parents, she navigates diverse roots. With a dynamic involvement at school, Dominika engages in student board, show choir, journalism, and more, while tackling AP courses. Beyond school, she actively interns with Midlands African Chamber, contributing to Omaha's community fabric through initiatives like the Juneteenth parade. Notably, Dominika participated in Creighton University's Summer Research Institute under Dr. Keyonna King's guidance, amplifying health equity. Her creed, "Representation Matters," fuels her aspiration to become a pediatrician, empowering fellow Black children and aspiring STEM girls.