Julia Cho
Julia Cho
Height: 5-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Cupertino, Calif.
High School: Monta Vista
Major: Biology

- Competed in eight regattas as a senior
- Fall: Placed seventh in B Division at Schell Trophy, seventh in A Division at Danmark Trophy, eighth in B Division at Hatch Brown Trophy and ninth in A Division at Coed Showcase Qualifier.
- Spring: Took sixth at Sharpe Team Race

- NEISA Coed All-Crew Second Team
- Finalist for Coed Babineau Trophy
- Competed in 15 regattas as a junior
- Served as a reserve at the 2019 ICSA Women's National Championship and guided the Engineers to their first-ever NEISA Women's Championship 
- Fall: finished fourth in the A Division at the Coed Showcase, fifth in the A Division at the Hoyt Trophy and eighth in the A Division at the Schell Trophy
- Spring: finished third at the Women's Team Race National Invitational and at the Southern New England Team Race
- Also took fourth at both the Rudkin Team Race and in her division at the NEISA Women's Championship
- Placed sixth at the NEISA Team Race Championship

- All-New England Second Team Crew
- NEISA Coed Sailor of the Week (10/4)
- Competed in 18 regattas as a sophomore, two as the skipper and 16 as the crew
- Guided the coed team to its first National Championship since 1961, to a first place finish at the Schell Trophy, the Fall New England Coed Championship and to a third place finish at the Coed Atlantic Coast Championship 
- Fall: won the B Division at both the Danmark Trophy as well as the Schell Trophy and also finished fourth in the A Division at the Hatch Brown Trophy, seventh in the B Division at the Atlantic Coast Championship, eighth in the B Division at the Crews Regatta, tenth in the B Division at the Penobscot Bay Open, 11th in the B Division at the St. Mary's Fall Interconference and 17th in the B Division at the Hoyt Trophy
- Spring: placed first in the B Division at the Coed National Championship, first the A Division at the Boston Dinghy Club Challenge Cup and first in the B Division at the Thompson Trophy
- Also took second at the Rudkin Team Race, third at the Midweek Firefly, fifth at the Lynne Marchiando Team Race, seventh at the New England Team Race Championship, fifth in the B Division and ninth in the A Division at the NEISA Coed Championship and eighth in the B Division in the Coed National Semifinals

- Competed in five regattas all as the crew as a freshman
- Fall: placed fourth out of 12 in the A Division at the Harvard Invitational
- Spring: opened the season with a seventh place finish at the Geiger Team Race and then placed seventh with the B Division at the Central Series III, eighth with the B Division at the Oberg Trophy and sixth with the A Division at the George Morris Trophy

Favorite Sports Memory:
- Winning the ICSA National Championshp in 2018

On Dry Land at MIT:
- Majoring in biology with a minor in creative writing
- Completed a research internship on cancer immunotherapy at the Boston Children’s Hospital
- UROP with the Healthy Neighborhoods Study at MIT DUSP
- GROW Coordinator and Campaigns Marketing Officer at MIT GlobeMed
- MIT BrainTrust 
- Co-Director of dynaMIT

High School:

- A 2016 graduate of Monta Vista High School
- Competed on the junior varsity cross country team
- Also competed in judo 
- Science National Honor Society
- Senior Class President
- Research Intern at Stanford University Medical School's Lin Lab
- Leader and Volunteer at the Academy of Music and Arts for Special Education
- Co-President at MVHS Science National Honor Society
- President at Future Practicing Physician's Network
- Research Intern at Berkeley University's Lee Lab
- Valedictorian
- Regional Finalist– BioGENEius Competition
- Gold Award – The President's Volunteer Service Award
- National Merit Scholar Finalist
- Certificate of Outstanding Achievement from The Society for In Vitro Biology
- Honorable Mention– Synopsys Science and Technology Championship
- County Representative in the California State Science Fair
- First Place at the Synopsys Science and Technology Championship