Priscilla Schmidt, 14, is going into Palo Verde High School as a freshman. Priscilla was born in Miami, Florida, spent most of her life in multiple cities in California, and has lived in Las Vegas for the past 3 years. She has been playing violin for 3 years, and is currently under the study of Gerald Reid. Priscilla has participated in the Solo & Ensemble Festival for the past 2 years, scoring Superior ratings, and has taken part in the Las Vegas Youth Orchestras (LVYO) Concert Strings. When not playing violin, Priscilla enjoys drawing, swimming, cooking, rock climbing, Asian pop culture, and video games.