Clinton '20 and Rockafellow '20 advance to JSHS National Competition
More advanced science research team news! Seniors James Clinton and Nathan Rockafellow qualified for the National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium by placing in the top 5 projects at the Regional JSHS Competition, which was held virtually on March 26. Their project is titled: Spudfinder 6500: Creating a radar-based system for pre-harvest potato yield mapping, year two.
The 58th National JSHS will be held April 15-17, as a virtual competition. The National JSHS brings together 230 high school students who qualify by submitting and presenting original scientific research papers in regional symposia held at universities nationwide.
Congratulations, James and Nathan!
Breck Upper School students Joseph Purvis ‘21, Ayres Warren ‘22 and Maddie McDermott ‘22 share their experience interviewing Leslie Redmond, a local community organizer and former President of the Minneapolis NAACP. They also share their excitement for the MLK Symposium and Amplify Our Love with Pie events happening at Breck this upcoming week. Ms. Redmond will be the Upper School keynote speaker for the our 20th annual MLK Symposium.
On Sunday, January 17th, Breck will co-host Sweet Potato Comfort Pie’s seventh annual MLK Holiday event: Amplify Our Love with Pie, to honor the 92nd birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breck student, Kai Miller ‘22, has been working behind the scenes to get ready for the event. The communications team at Breck did a brief interview with Kai to ask about her experience working on the event.
Natalia Rico Hernández, Ed.D., Head of School, updates the Breck community on the School's response to Wednesday's events.