Friday, September 26

FRIDAY FOLDER september 26

Highlights of the week:

Khashayar displays her project “Wildfire Early Warning System Using Computer Science.”

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Fairmont Eighth Grade Graduate Selected as 2014 Broadcom MASTERS® Competition Finalist

One of 30 Finalists Entering in National Science Competition for Middle School Students

Sahar Khashayar, 2014 eighth grade graduate from Fairmont North Tustin Campus, achieved the status of finalist in the 2014 Broadcom MASTERS® (Math, Applied Science, Technology and Engineering for Rising Stars) competition.  Khashayar’s project title is “Wildfire Early Warning System Using Computer Science.” For this year’s competition, she submitted her school science project in June 2014 during her eighth grade year at the Fairmont North Tustin Campus.

“We are very proud of Sahar’s accomplishment,” said Kristen Jansen, Campus Director of the Fairmont North Tustin Campus. “She is a shining example of how we help our students reach their full potential. We are rooting for Sahar the whole way!”

The Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public (SSP) announced on September 17, 2014, the selection of 30 middle school students as finalists in the 2014 Broadcom MASTERS® competition– the nation’s most prestigious Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) competition for middle school students. Finalists were selected by a panel of distinguished scientists and engineers from among 300 semifinalists and 2,054 applicants representing 46 states, Washington, DC and Puerto Rico. Winners will be named on October 28, 2014, in Washington, D.C., after completion of a rigorous competition that tests their abilities in STEM subjects, teamwork and collaboration. 

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