Zachary Scheppat was a fantastic student, scientist and science tutor. He was known for his kindness and ability to lift people's spirits. He planned to attend Berkeley College of Chemistry. He aimed to become a researcher and teacher. Pursuit of knowledge was his passion and he also loved sharing that knowledge with anyone interested in science. He tutored struggling students and inspired each student to their personal best. Zach followed science news attentively and loved to 'talk science' with everyone.