Broadcom MASTERS 2013 Winners Announced!

On Tuesday, October 1, Society and Broadcom Foundation announced the winners of the 2013 Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Applied Science, Technology, Engineering, and Rising Stars).

River Grace, 14, from West Melbourne, FL won the Samueli Foundation Grand Prize of $25,000 for his project, Rain Dance of the Radiata: Behavior of the Endangered Radiated Tortoise and Related Species and his mastery of STEM principles during the weeklong competition.

River became fascinated by the behavior of tortoises through his volunteer work at his local zoo and a tortoise breeding facility. He observed that whenever it rained, a captive group of endangered radiated tortoises would rise up...

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