Kira Buttrey
Kira Buttrey
Height: 5-6
Year: Fy.
Hometown: Herndon, Va.
High School: Oakton
Position: Mid-Distance
Major: Biological Engineering

Off the Track at MIT: Majoring in biological engineering.

High School: Ran indoor and outdoor track, as well as cross country, at Oakton High School... Won four varsity letters in indoor track and cross country, along with three in outdoor track... Won the 2018 Oakton High School Scholar-Athlete Award... Captured the 2017 and 2018 Scholar-Athlete Award for outdoor track... 2018 Indoor Track MVP... 2014 Washington Post All-Met Cross Country Honorable Mention... Captain of cross country, indoor and outdoor track as a junior and senior... Finished second at the 6A Virginia Indoor State Championship in the 1,000m in 2016 to earn All-State honors... Finished 15th and was All-State at the 6A Virginia Cross Country State Championship in 2014... Placed seventh at the 2016 6A Virginia Outdoor Track Championship in the 1,600m... Member of the National Honor Society... Created and led workshops for elementary school girls in STEM... Interned at the National Cancer Institute of the NIH... Was a math, physics and Spanish tutor at Oakton High School... Won the 2018 Oakton High School Math Award... National Merit Scholar and National AP Scholar... Won two Regional Scholastic Gold Key Art Awards... American Visions art nominee.