SSP and Broadcom Foundation announced the 300 semifinalists for the 2013 Broadcom MASTERS on August 7. Semifinalists come from 253 middle schools in 43 states and represent 123 science fairs across the United States, including Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
Cassie Drury from Louisville, Kentucky won one of two Rising Star awards at the 2012 Broadcom MASTERS, a national competition for 6th-8th grade students. This award included participation in Broadcom MASTERS International, a companion program that provides a unique opportunity to attend the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for select middle school students from around the world.
Stephen Coyne was a 2012 Broadcom MASTERS nominee, and one of 12 finalists selected to participate in Marvel’s Iron Man 3 Inventor and Innovator Fair. Students had the opportunity to attend the Iron Man 3 premiere, meet Robert Downey, Jr., and have their projects displayed at the El Capitan Theater. Broadcom MASTERS is a national STEM competition for 6th-8th grade students.