Meg Isohata – 2021 Snohomish Region Rising Star

2021 Rising Star and one of Washington's next generation of STEM leaders


Meg Isohata

Meg Isohata


11th Grade
Edmonds Heights K-12
Edmonds Heights, WA

Meg was selected as the Snohomish Region 2021 Rising Star for her strong and determined leadership of the award winning “Atomic Robots” FIRST Tech Challenge robotics team. Meg not only captained the team but also participated nearly every aspect of the project, from design and construction tasks to service and outreach projects. She hopes to continue the work she began in FIRST Robotics by pursuing a STEM career in computer science or engineering. She also wants to become a FIRST coach and mentor so she can help others experience the benefits of STEM.

Meg embodies leadership and commitment to the ideals of FIRST Robotics by living them.Emily Pool, Counselor, Edmonds Heights K-12

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Emily Pool
Counselor, Edmonds Heights K-12

“Meg has been on the Edmonds Heights Robotics team since middle school and she’s this year’s Team Leader. She is pretty incredible!…Under her leadership #3805 Atomic Robotics was named the ECO First Ambassador for WA state, hosted an incredible Women in STEM workshop (with more planned), participated in numerous FIRST promotional and outreach events, created and executed food and donation drives, initiated league zoom gatherings, and provided oversight for the mentoring of our five Edmonds Heights FLL Explore and Challenge teams. Meg embodies leadership and commitment to the ideals of FIRST by living them.”

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The Washington STEM Rising Star Awards encourage girls to embrace STEM education and to explore the use of STEM in ways that will support their education, career, and personal development and the development and needs of others.

Meet all of the 2021 Washington STEM Rising Stars on our website!