Science Buddy Program Pairs Younger Students with High School Mentors

Rebecca Grella, a 2012 SSP Fellow, teaches scientific research at Brentwood High School in Brentwood, New York. Prior to her becoming a SSP Fellow, Grella’s student, Samantha Garvey, who was homeless at the time, was selected as an Intel Science Talent Search semifinalist. SSP Fellowships, sponsored by Intel, are awarded to teachers to create or enhance research programs that reach underserved students. Below Grella provides us with an update about how receiving the SSP Fellowship has impacte...

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