Taylor Jost graduated from Sanderson High School in Raleigh, NC. As an officer for the National Honor Society and Environmental Awareness Club, Taylor directed service projects centered around environmental stewardship. In addition to this, Taylor served on the executive council for PALS, a club that works to facilitate inclusion and understanding of differing abilities through her high school’s AU-IV program. Taylor is passionate about counteracting the environmental degradation of animal agriculture and increasing the availability and accessibility of sustainable, plant-based food. As a Bonner Leader, Taylor is working with Farmer Foodshare and will be spending much of her first year collecting monetary donations and produce at the local farmers market.