Alumni

Amazing Alumni – José Rocha (Chile 2011)

José Rocha (NYSC Chile 2011) will represent Chile at the Sustainable Energy International Youth Competition and Conference in Eilat, Israel. The conference will be held November 24-28, 2012, and will focus on creative technologies that increase electrical efficiency. Congratulations José! Ciencia Joven Fundacion Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Initiative Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Conference Amazing Alumni is a reoccurring post that highlights our…

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NYSC Chilean Reunion

SANTIAGO, CHILE – Eleven delegates to the NYSC representing Chile met with the Foundation’s executive director Dr. Andrew Blackwood and Ms. Dinah Arnett of the U. S. Embassy today in Santiago. Dr. Blackwood was in Chile as part of a youth science education exchange program coordinated by the U. S. Department of State. The group…

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Men’s Fashion – From the Archives

Looks like frequent lecturer Dr. Zoon Nguyen has either figured out time travel or has successfully predicted the V-neck fashion trend 15 years in advance.  Someone had better tell Masunaga to update his lecture. Photo from 1993 National Youth Science Camp. From the Archives is a reoccurring post that dives back into the photo archives…

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Lost

More than 5,000 delegates have attended the National Youth Science Camp since its inception in 1963 and the Foundation does its best to keep track of them following their NYSC experience. Unfortunately, the Foundation loses track of some alumni, including members of the Staph*. As we start to think about the 50th NYSC Reunion in 2013, we…

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NYSC Alumni Association Election

The National Youth Science Camp Alumni Association is currently conducting its annual election for officers and members of the Board of Advisors. VOTE HERE

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Thank You – Alexis Wood (CA 2011)

Dear Editor, My first visit to West Virginia was a life-changing one. I say this because I recently returned home from a stay at the prestigious National Youth Science Camp, hosted by the National Youth Science Foundation. Being the only California delegate, I arrived on a small plane late in the evening by myself, not…

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Thank You – Erika Oliver (KY 2011)

Dear Editor, I would like to take time to thank you and praise your wonderful state. In coming to the National Youth Science Camp, I expected to run upon new discoveries, but I never expected one of those discoveries to be the beautiful state of West Virginia. I never knew that there were so many…

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Thank You – Alan Zhao (CT 2011)

Dear Contributor: Hiking through picturesque mountains. Sitting in the mission control center of Orbital Sciences. Listening to inspiring and powerful lectures held by world-renowned experts in their respective scientific fields. Because of your generous donations, I was able to experience these and many other exciting activities. Camping with 116 other incredibly talented and motivated delegates…

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Thank You – Mariana Dominguez Ponce (Bolivia 2011)

Dear Contributor, When this year began I had no idea about the amazing things I was going to experience. Even when I applied for the National Youth Science Camp (NYSC) scholarship, I had no clue about the impact that the Science camp was going to have on my life. As I left Bolivia and got…

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Thank You – Brooke Madson (SD 2011)

Dear Contributor, Several months ago, at the end of June, I was standing at the airport waiting to board a plane that would take me to West Virginia, more specifically a place called Camp Pocahontas, home of the National Youth Science Camp.  Now, not knowing many details about the camp I was a bit apprehensive, …

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