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The Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Applied Science, Technology and Engineering for Rising Stars) was created to reward sixth, seventh and eighth grade students and inspire them to continue their studies in math and science throughout high school.
SSP and Broadcom Foundation announced the 30 finalists of the 2013 Broadcom MASTERS on August 27!
The Intel Science Talent Search (Intel STS) is the nation's most prestigious science research competition for high school seniors. Since 1942, first in partnership with Westinghouse and beginning in 1998 with Intel, SSP has provided a national stage for the country's best and brightest young scientists to present original research to nationally recognized professional scientists.
Maya Patel from The Woodlands, Texas won a 2nd place award in Mathematics at the 2012 Broadcom MASTERS. Below she describes her experience during the Broadcom MASTERS finals in Washington, DC last fall and at the Iron Man 3 event held this spring. Broadcom MASTERS, a program of Society for Science & the Public, is the national science, technology, engineering, and math competition for U.S. 6th, 7th, and 8th graders.
Robert Lynch was a finalist in the original Science Talent Search held in 1942. Due to his participation in STS, Robert won a scholarship to a local college and went on to become a clinical biochemist at the Medical College of Virginia.
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.