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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.
Randa Flinn, a 2010 SSP Fellow, is a science teacher at Northeast High School in Oakland Park, Florida who helps students conduct independent student research. Among other successes, two of her students were invited to attend the White House Science Fair this past spring.
The Intel Science Talent Search (Intel STS), a program of Society for Science & the Public, is the nation’s most prestigious pre-college science competition, providing an important forum for original student research. Alumni have made extraordinary contributions to science and hold more than 100 of the world’s most distinguished science and math honors, including the Nobel Prize.
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.