Representing: Kentucky
Age: 19

19-year-old Martha is a second year Biochemistry pre-Medical student minoring in Mathematics at the University of Kentucky where she is also the the Vice President of Math Club. 

Martha’s first cousin once removed, Fiona White, was the Cork Rose in 1993 and her grandfather, Michael O’Brien, was the clarinet player with the Cork City Jazz Band which played at the festival for years.

"Not only did I learn how to accept the way of life and different culture suddenly surrounding me, I also was the person that people learned about the Irish culture from and that interaction is something I am very much aware of."