Ames Fowler graduated from Moscow High School in Moscow, ID. He lettered in tennis and cross-country and was captain of the cross-country team, receiving the Coach’s Choice award and the team’s Most Inspirational Player award. Ames was a member of the Environmental Club and played clarinet in the school band. He volunteered with the Palouse-Clearwater Environmental Institute. During his senior year, Ames did an independent-study Extended Learning Internship, researching and defining policy and actions for bringing environmental sustainability to his high school. He was subsequently invited by the superintendent to work with the district to review a state energy audit. Ames is a member of National Honor Society and an Eagle Scout.