After graduating from The Field School in Northwest D.C., the Capitol Hill resident was accepted to Wellesley College to study engineering. However, instead of heading up to Massachusetts, Michels-Gualtieri followed a time-sensitive passion that took her halfway around the world — and several feet in the air.
Gabby Douglas and her U.S. gymnastics teammates
may still be basking in the glow of their gold
medals, but their winning ways are already making
an impact on the next generation of possible