The 2013 Davidson Fellows traveled to Washington, DC for a recognition ceremony held at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian on Saturday, September 28. Out of the 20 students honored, 11 are alumni of one or more of SSP’s educational competitions.
Betsy Arnold is a former International Science and Engineering Fair finalist, who served as a judge in the plant sciences category at this year’s Intel ISEF. In her day job, she is an Associate Professor in the School of Plant Sciences at the University of Arizona where she conducts research, teaches, and mentors students (including high school students.)
Elson Galang, currently a college student at the University of the Philippines- Los Banos majoring in Agricultural Chemistry, was an Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) 2012 finalist. He recently founded the Network of ISEF Alumni-Philippines and serves as the network’s acting Editor in Chief.
Every year since 1997, finalists at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) have had the opportunity to submit questions and attend a panel presentation by Nobel Laureates, and Intel ISEF 2013 was no exception. The panelists: J. Michael Bishop (Physiology/Medicine, 1989), H.