City: Maraval, Port of Spain School: Queen’s Royal College College Plans: New York University Major: Aeronautical Engineering Professional Plans: Aeronautical Engineer
Saiff will be representing Trinidad and Tobago this summer! He has won First place at Queen’s Royal College in Technical Drawing and Engineering and is the Annual Award winner for Academic Achievement in Queen’s Royal College 2011-2016! Saiff is also the National Debate Champion representing Queen’s Royal College. He is involved in Soccer, Speech and Debate, Student Government and is active in Close Quarters Combat.
City: Las Cruces, NM School: Centennial High School College Plans: New Mexico State University Major: Computer Science & Mathematics Professional Plans: Software Developer
Vensan will be representing New Mexico this summer! An AP Scholar, she is a member of the National Honor Society and will be graduating with honors as her class Salutatorian! Vensan won the Aspirations Award in Computing and Technology and is Academic Ambassador for Centennial High School. She is active with Science Olympiad and Computer Science Community Service Club.
City: Johns Creek, GA School: Chattahoochee High School College Plans: Yale University Major: Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology Professional Plans: Research Scientist
Eric will be representing Georgia this summer! Graduating with honors and a member of the National Honor Society, he is an AP Scholar, National Merit Finalist, Beta Club member, U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad, High Honors recipient, Siemens Science Competition Semi-Finalist, Intel International Science and Engineering Fair Finalist andAll-State Band First Clarinet. Eric is involved in Band, Scouts Emory Youth Symphony and Orchestra and is National Junior Classical League Officer.
City: Castle Rock, CO School: Rock Canyon High School College Plans: Purdue University Major: Biochemistry Professional Plans: Researcher
Nathan will be representing the great state of Colorado this summer! As a member of the National Honor Society, he has received the STEM Honors Certificate. Nathan is an AP Scholar and will be Graduating with Honors. He is actively involved in Science Olympiad, the Biotech Club, Denver Biolabs and is part of his school’s Speech and Debate Club.
City: Overland Park, KS School: Olathe North High School College Plans: Harvard or Stanford Major: Undecided Professional Plans: Scientist or Doctor
Andrea will be representing Kansas this summer! Graduating with honors, she is also Valedictorian and a member of the National Honor Society, and AP Scholar. She is a National Merit Commended Student, three times Intel ISEF Finalist and a Google Science Fair Regional Finalist. Andrea is active in Student Government, Orchestra, ballet and is Founder of STEM Club and Youth Advisory Board for Science City Senior Chair.
City: Tampa, FL School: Tampa Bay Technical High School College Plans: University of South Florida Major: Biomedical Science Professional Plans: Doctor
Sayyada will represent the state of Florida this summer! Valedictorian and Graduating with Honors, she is a member of the National Honor Society. Sayyada is Regional Officer of Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA), Youth Organizational Committee of IMI Organization and IAR Foundation. She is involved in Student Government, Key Club, church and volunteering at Free Clinics and other non profit organizations.
City: Charleston, WV School: South Charleston High School College Plans: University of Kentucky Major: Computer Engineering Professional Plans: Programmer, Computer Engineer
Joseph will be representing our home state of West Virginia this summer! As Valedictorian, he will be graduating with honors and is a National Merit Finalist and Governor’s School participant in addition to being an International Baccalaureate Diploma Candidate. Joseph is involved in VexRobotics Club and competes in the Zero Robotics Competition.
City: Cary, NC School: North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics College Plans: University of Pennsylvania Major: Chemistry, Piano Performance Professional Plans: Doctor, Scientific Researcher, Entrepreneur
Kenny represents the state of North Carolina this summer! He is a National Merit Finalist, International Sustainable World Engineering, Energy, Environment Project (ISWEEEP) Olympiad Gold Metalist, Google Science Fair Finalist and and International Finalist with the Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge. He also placed 2nd in the American Protégé International Competition of Romantic Music. Kenny is involved in Swimming (Captain), Cross Country, Band, Science Bowl and NASA-HUNCH.
City: Cordova, TN School: White Station High School College Plans: Vanderbilt University Major: Immunoengineering and Bioinformatics, Urban Studies Professional Plans: Medicine, Research (M.D., Ph.D.)
Anup will be representing Tennessee this summer! Graduating with honors, he is a member of the National Honor Society, Beta Club, Governor’s School, and AP Scholar, Mu Alpha Theta, National Merit Finalist – International Gold Medalist and was invited to join the Royal Society! Anup will attend Vanderbilt University as a Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholar and a Chancellor’s Scholar. He is active in his Student Government, Choir, Speech and Debate, Swimming, Tennis and is heavily involved in organizing community involvement on interracial/interfaith discussions.
City: Carlsbad School: Carlsbad High School College Plans: Vanderbilt University Major: Electrical Engineering Professional Plans: Researcher
Yoni will be representing New Mexico this summer! As Valedictorian and member of the National Honor Society, she is an AP Scholar, National Merit Finalist, placed 1st in Mathematical Science in Southeast NM Regional and NM State Science Fair two years in a row! Yoni is an American Association of University Woman Honor and won 2nd place in NM State MESA USA 2017! Yoni is also active in the Orchestra, Student Government and Tennis!