During the application process, Nairi had to demonstrate academic achievement, an interest in politics, leadership qualities, extra-curricular activities and community service to be considered for the program, she said.
The process was easy for Nairi, who is also the president of the Latin Club and the California Scholarship Federation, and is student advisor of the Future Business Leaders of America Club, she said.
"My No. 1 job is to be a student," Nairi said. "I like to get things done fast and I've always been a really organized person all my life."