Congrats to National JSHS Winners!
There were 83 Minnesota students who advanced from regional competitions to compete in the North Central Regional Junior Science & Humanities Symposium, which supports students to contribute as future scientists and engineers. Five finalists won an expense-paid trip to the 400-participant National JSHS in San Diego. The top two advanced to present, and both won second place in their categories, winning $8K in scholarships:
- Harini K., Eden Prairie, “A cost-effective, patient-friendly, and biocompatible treatment for chronic pain and peripheral nerve damage using genetically engineered ‘smart’ nanoparticles”
- Manashree P., Woodbury, “Unleading the way: Remediation of lead-contaminated water with Coriandrum Savitvum (cilantro) biochar