Davis, West Virginia – The National Youth Science Foundation would like to congratulate the 2021 National Youth Science Camp delegate from Iowa! Sophie Figura was selected to represent Iowa at the 2021 National Youth Science Camp held virtual from June 28 to July 21, 2021.
Sophie Figura is a 2021 graduate from Waverly-Shell Rock High School. Sophie will be attending Carthage College majoring in Physics & Biology. Sophie’s hobbies include gymnastics, knitting, and astronomy.
Sophie 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!