2 honored for international science fair

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Karan Jerath & Aditya Mohile (graduated seniors from Class of 2015) were honored with Celebration of Excellence awards at the June 8 meeting of the Friendswood ISD School Board.

Karan Jerath & Aditya Mohile (graduated seniors from Class of 2015) were honored with Celebration of Excellence awards at the June 8 meeting of the Friendswood ISD School Board.

Karan Jerath & Aditya Mohile (graduated seniors from Class of 2015) were honored with Celebration of Excellence awards at the June 8 meeting of the Friendswood ISD School Board. Both competed in the 2015 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) held in Pittsburgh, PA from May 10-15.

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Tom Hill (Jerath’s mentor), Dr. Heather Domjan of Houston Science & Engineering Fair, Theresa Lawrence, Karan Jerath, Aditya Mohile, Rebecca Clark and Kai Kamaka, director of Texas Science & Engineering Fair.

Karan Jerath
-selected as the Grand Award winner for Physical Sciences which earned him the Intel Foundation Young Scientist Award and a $50,000 scholarship.
-awarded $3000 and 1st Place in Environmental Engineering and then received $5000 for Best in Category in Environmental Engineering
-invited to travel to India later this year as part of the Intel and Indo-US Science & Technology Forum and will be participating in India’s international science fair. This week-long, all-expenses paid trip also includes opportunities for him to meet with top scientists.
– honored by the Organization of American States and the Consortium for Ocean Leadership.
-honored the night of the board meeting with a plaque from Kai Kamaka, director of the Texas Science and Engineering Fair.

Aditya Mohile
-honored by the American Dental Association Foundation and was awarded a $1,000 scholarship.