THE 2015 CHALLENGE RESULTS ARE IN
We're excited to announce that the 2015 Challenge results are IN! The top 10 finalists for the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge have been announced. These students come from all over the country with some of the most exciting and creative solutions designed to address every day problems in our world.
Meet the Finalists -
- Peter Finch, Harrisville, R.I., Homeschool
- Arthur Frigo, III, Jupiter, Fla., Turtle River Montessori
- Raghav Ganesh, San Jose, Calif., Joaquin Miller Middle School, Cupertino Union School District
- Amulya Garimella, Pittsburgh, Pa., Dorseyville Middle School, Fox Chapel Area School District
- Iris Gupta, North Potomac, Md., Robert Frost Middle School, Montgomery County Public Schools
- Hannah Herbst, Boca Raton, Fla., Alexander D. Henderson University School, Florida Atlantic University Schools
- Alec Lessing, New York, N.Y., Collegiate School
- Conner Pettit, Lone Tree, Colo., Cresthill Middle School, Douglas County School District
- Krishna Reddy, Wichita Falls, Texas, Kirby World Academy, Wichita Falls Independent School District
- Sanjana Shah, Cupertino, Calif., John F. Kennedy Middle School, Cupertino Union School District
These finalists will be paired with a 3M scientist who will act as a mentor to each finalist over the course of the summer. Each pair will work together to bring the finalists’ idea to life. The finalists will then present their invention in October at 3M’s World Headquarters in St. Paul, Minnesota and compete for the grand prize $25,000 and the title, America’s Top Young Scientist!
The judges have also chosen 35 state merit winners, representing the highest marks in each state for creativity, scientific knowledge, persuasiveness and overall presentation. To learn more about the state merit winners, click here.
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