Davis, West Virginia – The National Youth Science Foundation would like to congratulate the 2021 National Youth Science Camp delegates from Costa Rica! Four delegates were selected to represent Costa Rica at the 2021 National Youth Science Camp held virtual from June 28 to July 21, 2021.
Fátima Segura Chaves is a student at Colegio Científico de Alajuela. Fátima is pursuing a career as an Electronic Engineer.
Laura Montes Valverde is a student at Colegio Científico de San Vito. Laura is pursuing a career in Industrial Design Engineering or Chemical Engineering.
Christopher Cordero Solís is a student at Colegio Científico de Costa Rica, Universidad Nacional Sede Región Brunca. Christopher is pursing a career as a Medical Doctor and Mechanical Engineer.
Annie Umaña is a student at Colegio Científico de Costa Rica Sede Universidad Nacional Región Brunca. Annie is pursuing a career as a Scientific Researcher.
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!