Davis, West Virginia – The National Youth Science Foundation would like to congratulate the 2021 National Youth Science Camp delegates from Tennessee! Four delegates were selected to represent Tennessee at the 2021 National Youth Science Camp held virtual from June 28 to July 21, 2021.

Ly Na Nguyen is a 2021 graduate of Science Hill High School. Ly Na will be attending Columbia University in the fall, majoring in Computer Science.

Mahnoor Asad is a 2021 graduate of Houston High School. Mahnoor will attend Baptist Health Sciences University, majoring in Biomedical Sciences

Saksham Saksena is a 2021 graduate of Houston High School. Saksham will be attending Vanderbilt University in the fall, pursuing a Medical Doctorate degree.

Marina Aziz is a 2021 graduate of Hume-Fogg Academic High School. Marina will be majoring in Biology with a minor in Nutrition.

These delegates will join around 140 other top science students from across the nation and around the world for this acclaimed honors science leadership program. For the next month, the delegates will be immersed in science lectures and directed studies lead by some of the top scientists and professors from around the world.

NYSCamp Director, Dr. Brian Kinghorn, noted, “NYSCamp delegates are some of the best and brightest STEM students from across the world and deserved to be recognized for their protentional for leadership and achievements. The virtual camp will provide them with opportunities to interact with STEM experts, build lasting friendships, and get a jump start on changing the world for good.”

Delegates will have opportunities to interact and connect with each other and to join in interactive sessions with presenters. Even though they are unable to gather in the beautiful mountains of West Virginia, the 2021 National Youth Science Camp will be an engaging, exciting, and unforgettable experience for delegates!