2006 Winner: Abigail Randall (above)
Abigail Randall was born and raised in Miami, FL. She was homeschooled for both middle and high school before entering Miami-Dade Community College in 1997. In 2004, she received a B.A. in English from FIU graduating Summa Cum Laude. She continued with the Master's in Linguistics at FIU and graduated in December of 2005. She is currently pursuing a position as a high school English teacher, but is planning to pursue a Ph.D. in Linguistics in the future. Although Abigail is enthusiastic about all areas of Linguistics, she is especially passionate about syntax, semantics, and the theory of generative grammar and hopes to work within these disciplines in the future.