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

Sara Sánchez Vargas is a student at Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey. Sara will be majoring in Mechatronics Engineering, and plans to further study Biomedical Engineering & Medical Physics.

Jimena Bustos Murillo is a student at Universidad de La Salle Bajío Campus Américas. Jimena will be attending the University of Guanajuato, majoring in Sustainable Chemical Engineering. 

Leonardo Mendoza Mora is a student at Preparatoria Regional de Zapotiltic. Leonardo will be attending Universidad de Guadalajara, majoring in Medicine.

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!