Rachel Pizzolato

Rachel Pizzolato is a multitalented, award-winning scientist and Patent-Pending inventor, published writer and poet, fashion and runway model, National Champion Trampolinist, as well as an actor starring in Discovery Science Channel’s – MythBusters Jr. 

Her inventions have garnered success at the Greater New Orleans Science and Engineering Fair where she won the Grand Award in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2021. She also competed in many National and International Competitions, and was selected as Top 300 for the 2022 Regeneron Science Talent Search which is the largest science fair for high school seniors in the country. She was also placed 3rd at the 2022 International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). In 2016, she was awarded, from MIT, a minor planet named after her called Pizzolato 33187. 

Rachel has a passion for Fashion, and has walked the fashion runway for internationally renowned designers such as Stevie Boi and Brick Allen. 

She has also won numerous beauty pageants including the 2018 Miss Pre-Teen New Orleans, 2018 Pre-Teen Miss Louisiana State, and 2018 Pre-Teen Greater Gulf States Supreme. 
Rachel is also a National Champion gymnast, and her dreams include competing in the 2028 & 2032 Olympics as a trampolinist! 

She tries to use her social media presence to help others by promoting various charitable causes and has chosen to spread awareness about INARA’s cause and help the conflict impacted children we treat. She’s very passionate about cultivate young minds and showing them that if they put their minds to something, there is nothing that can’t be accomplished.

“I want to instill in them to ask questions and be inquisitive in all areas of their lives. I feel that it is important to encourage kids to explore their interests with a passion! Most of all, I want to encourage everyone to, “Dream Big!””