Thank You

Thank You – Ki-Joo Sung (MI 2011)

Dear Contributor, I would like to start off with a simple THANK YOU! Thank you for supporting one of the best experiences of my life. As a 2011 delegate of the National Youth Science Camp, I have found my life completely altered in a mere timespan of less than a month. The academic opportunities presented…

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Chilean Students Say that the NYSC was an Unforgettable Experience

From the Embassy of the United States of America, Santiago, Chile José Rocha, Catterina Díaz, Alvaro Gómez and Tamara Covacevich came back from four weeks at the National Youth Science Camp in West Virginia happy, motivated, and with an unforgettable experience. The four students were selected from 325 applicants by U.S. Embassy Santiago in March…

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Thank You – Joshua Sheetz (NC 2011)

Dear Contributor, As you are aware by your investment in the National Youth Science Camp, the program you are helping to support is a truly unique and worthwhile experience. Please understand that I am nearly incapable of condensing the knowledge I gained, friendships I created, and opportunities I benefitted from into one letter. However, I…

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Thank You – Galen Burns-Fulkerson (NC 2011)

Dear Contributor, Thank you so much for your contributions to the National Youth Science Camp! My name is Galen Burns-Fulkerson and I was a delegate from North Carolina this summer. Before attending camp, I didn’t know very much about NYSC. Now, after spending three and a half weeks with motivated, interesting, amazing people from around…

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Thank You – Kimberly Taylor (NH 2011)

Dear Contributor, This last July I lived a life changing experience in the wonderful state of West Virginia with over a hundred other people just like me. At NYSC I was challenged in every way possible: Physically, because I did things I never thought I could do like rock climbing, and caving, also mentally, because…

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Thank You – Alexandra Higgins (VA 2011)

Dear Contributor, I just completed a 24-day stay at Camp Pocahontas in Bartow, West Virginia, but if it weren’t for the existence of calendars, I would swear it couldn’t have lasted more than a week.  The National Youth Science Camp was more fun than I could have possibly imagined, and I’d gladly participate in similar…

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Thank You – Kathleen Wu (CT 2011)

Dear Contributor, I am grateful for your generosity, which allows me and each of the other 116 delegates to attend the National Youth Science Camp at no charge. As a result of your generosity, I was able to meet the most diverse group of people I have ever encountered in my life. We came from…

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Farewell Banquet Remarks – Garrett Meyer (MO 2011)

Take 30 seconds to compliment the person to your left. Think of the warmth you felt as your neighbor gave you appreciation. With a group as talented as all of you…it will not be the last time. It will feel good but I think you realize as much as I do that standing on those…

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Farewell Banquet Remarks – Lia Domke (AK 2011)

When I was asked to present a speech to the National Youth Science Camp 2011 my initial reaction was no, not now or never. But I thought about it for a second I realized, what is one of the huge emphasizes of National Youth Science Camp?—to try new things and challenge yourself. So I said…

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Thank You – Tamy Covacevich (Chile 2011)

Dear Contributor: This last July I lived a lifechanging experience in the wonderful state of West Virginia. After attending to the NYSC I realize how closed minded I was a month ago in relation to science, people and myself, because in camp I was challenged in every way possible: Physically, because I did things I…

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