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National group invites VCHS student to event

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EDWARDS — Lynn Ludlow, an 11th grader at Vail Christian High School, has been nominated to attend the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Boston, June 28 — 30.

The Congress is an honors-only program for high school students who are passionate about science, technology, engineering or mathematics. The purpose of this event is to honor, inspire, motivate and direct the top students in the country who aspire to be scientists and technologists, to stay true to their dream and, after the event, provide a path, plan and resources to help them reach their goal.

Ludlow was nominated by American astronaut Buzz Aldrin, Science Director of the National Academy of Future Scientists and Technologists, to represent Vail Christian High School based on her academic achievement, leadership potential and passion for science and technology.

About The Congress

During the three-day congress, Ludlow will join students from across the country and hear Nobel Laureates and National Medal of Science Winners talk about leading scientific research. Students will also be given advice from deans of the world’s top tech universities; be inspired by fellow teen science prodigies; learn about cutting-edge advances and the future of science and technology.

“This is a crucial time in America when we need more doctors and medical scientists who are even better prepared for a future that is changing exponentially,” said Richard Rossi, executive director of the National Academy of Future Scientists and Technologists. “Focused, bright and determined students like Lynn Ludlow are our future and she deserves all the mentoring and guidance we can give her.”

The Academy was founded on the belief that science, technology, engineering and mathematics education plays a critical role in enabling the United States to remain the economic and technological leader of the global marketplace in the 21st century. Based in Washington, D.C., and with an office in Boston, the Academy was chartered as a nonpartisan, tax-paying institution to help address this crisis by working to identify, encourage and mentor students who wish to devote their lives to advances in society as scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians.

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