Katherine Wei is a sophomore from Arizona who attends BASIS Chandler and currently serves as a second reader for Polyphony Lit. She has been recognized by the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards with a silver key and an honorable mention for her poems. She also writes and edits for a monthly newspaper for a non-profit organization called Alliance of Youth Leaders in the U.S. (AYLUS). Other than editing and writing, she captains her school's varsity volleyball team and is involved in a variety of extracurriculars such as National Honor Society, Red Cross, and science fair. When she isn't drowning under the workload from school, you can find her spending a lot of her time on the app called TikTok trying to become famous (key word is trying). Some of her favorite things to do are skateboarding, painting, and most importantly, sleeping.