She dances. She plays piano. She volunteers with ski patrol. She participates in orchestra and speech. She paints and knits. Sometimes she even complains about not having more spare time.
But Olivia Data wouldn’t have it any other way.
Olivia, a 17-year-old junior at Century High School in Bismarck, is committed to making North Dakota better for everyone – which is why she’s also active with Student Advocates of North Dakota. The student activist believes it’s important to be involved in her community, which is why she recently testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee in opposition to House Bill 1298, discriminatory legislation targeting transgender student athletes.