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Almost a dozen Society for Science & the Public alumni were recognized with fellowships from the Davidson Foundation on September 21, 2016 at the annual fellowship award ceremony.
Twenty recipients total in the fields of science, engineering, music, literature, technology, math, and an “out-of-the-box” category were honored with awards. Eleven Society alumni of the Regeneron Science Talent Search (previously the Intel STS), Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, and Broadcom MASTERS competitions were included.
Below are the Society alumni who received Davidson Fellowships:
It is often said that if you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life. While that may be true, it discounts how satisfying hard work can be, especially in the face of challenges.
“I would not be here without science fair.” Those were the first words Virginia Davis, a professor of chemical engineering at Auburn University, said to the audience of fair directors and tea