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

Alex Lizarazo Rincón is a student at Institución Educativa Técnico Damaso Zapata. Alex will be attending Universidad Industrial De Santander, Bucaramanga, majoring in Mechanical Engineering.

Yordi González is a student at Institución educativa Francisco Javier Cisneros. Yordi will be studying Systems Engineering at Universidad del Norte.

Sergio Hurtado Reyes is a student at Luis Angel Arango. Sergio is pursing a career in Systems Engineering or Programming. 

Valentina Lopez is a student at Anibal Fernandez de Soto School. Valentina will be studying at Rosario University, majoring in Software Engineering. 

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!