Like many girls her age, 16-year-old Thessalonika Arzu-Embry loves traveling and sports. Swimming and tennis are two of her favorite activities.
The North Chicago-area girl also enjoys the teen-centric activities at her church, the Living Word Christian Center in Forest Park.
The Illinois girl who lives with her family at Great Lakes Naval Station is just 16 and already has a masters degree.
She entered college at 11 and will be starting her Ph.D program in the fall. What is she studying? She will study Aviation Psychology.
I feel honored for the opportunity to help others at an early age. I feel very glad to enter college and help people, she said