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Get to know the Regeneron Science Talent Search 2018 Scholars

The Regeneron Science Talent Search 2017 finalists at the awards gala. Photo Courtesy of Chris Ayers/Society for Science & the Public.

In addition to being among the nation’s top students in STEM, the Regeneron Science Talent Search 2018 scholars have a variety of hobbies and interests! Now you can learn more about the 300 students named as this year’s scholars in the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors.

This year our scholars….

  • Co-founded a charity organization that provides annual health check-ups to underprivileged children in Tibet
  • Competed in national and international fencing competitions
  • Started a computer programming class at the local library for 40 K-12 girls
  • Won the New York Times Summer Reading Writing Contest
  • Played a solo piano recital at Carnegie Hall
  • Led teen bird walks at the Audubon Society
  • Published a science fiction novel
  • Presented a TedX talk
  • Interned at NASA Goddard
  • Made it on the Forbes 30 under 30 list
  • Received a Guinness World Record for participating in the fastest time for the human formation of Pascal’s Triangle
  • Served as the youngest captain of their school’s debate team
  • Founded a nonprofit to teach girls how to code

Congratulations to all of this year’s scholars!