Following up on the news that nine Massachusetts middle schoolers were semi finalists for the Broadcom MASTERS competition, we are delighted to report that two of those students have been selected for the finals! These semifinalists were already in a very competitive field of 300 students from around the United States, and are now part of a group of 30 which will compete in Washington DC from October 24 - 28.
The two Massachusetts finalists are:
Alden Giedraitis, Grade 8
Bfield, MA - Triton Middle School
Project title: Project A.I.P: An Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Navigation
Floyd Greenwood, Grade 7
Andover, MA - Andover West Middle School
Project Title: Selectively Breeding Nannochloropsis Microalgae to Become a Healthier Feedstock for Freshwater Rotifers
We will be reporting more about these students and projects soon, and wish them the very best in the finals!