Nina Goyal of Hidden Oaks Middle School and Varun Singh of Dr. David L. Anderson Middle School were recently named two of the top 300 Broadcom MASTERS for the 2021 academic year. The Broadcom MASTERS program is the nation's premier STEM competition for middle school students. The program seeks to inspire young scientists, engineers and innovators to solve the grand challenges of the 21st century.
Nina and Varun will be honored for their work with a $125 cash prize. They will also receive a prize package that includes an award ribbon, a Top 300 MASTERS certificate of accomplishment, a Broadcom MASTERS backpack, a Broadcom MASTERS decal, a one-year family digital subscription to Science News Magazine, an inventor's notebook courtesy of a one-year subscription to >span class="sc-fHqhxh CompleteMention iaLvzM">Wolfram|Alpha Mathematica software and a special prize from Jeff Glassman, CEO of Covington Capital Management. Their teacher mentors will receive a Broadcom MASTERS tote bag, a one-year digital subscription to Science News magazine and a booklet of "Science News for Students" invention and innovation articles, courtesy of The Lemelson Foundation.
On September 14, Broadcom will announce the 30 finalists for this year's competition. These students will have the opportunity to win a grand prize of $25,000, stipends for STEM summer camps and more!
Click play below to watch Nina, Varun and other MCSD scientists explain their innovative projects to our School Board. We are so proud of our outstanding students and the research they are conducting that will change our world!