Annual Challenge

Challenge Participants

The 2022 3M Young Scientist Challenge State Merit Winners have been announced! Use the tabs below to check out their big ideas and check back tomorrow to meet our finalists!
Hygieia
Srinija Chukkapalli
2021 Honorable Mention
Grade: 5th
Reducing Air Quality Index
Varini Kadakia
2021 Honorable Mention
Grade: 7th
Enhancing Wind Power
Maanasa Mendu
2016 Winner
Meet Maanasa. Maanasa hopes her invention helps make wind power a globally applicable energy source. She created a device utilizing piezoelectricity materials that are both eco-friendly and cost efficient.
Predict using AI
Anika Pallapothu
2021 Honorable Mention
Grade: 8th
Spark Care+: Personalized Music Therapy for Mental Health Disorders
Sarah Park
2021 Winner
Meet Sarah. Sarah developed Spark Care+, a personalized music therapy treatment for mental health disorders using artificial intelligence (AI), galvanic skin response (GSR), and photoplethysmography (PPG).
BioBottles
Ella Reeves
2021 Honorable Mention
Grade: 6th