Contests & Grants

2/27/2012 12:00:00 AM

Meet the Young Scientist Winner

Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge named its grand prize 2011 winner: Braeden Benedict. Braeden is a 15-year-old, 9th grade student from Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, who attends Peninsula High School in Rolling Hills Estates, CA. Braeden developed a lowcost impact detection device for use on youth and high school contact sport helmets to warn coaches and trainers that a player has received a hit with enough force to cause a concussion. Braeden received $25,000 and was named America’s 2011 Top Young Scientist.

Imagine Cup Celebrates 10 Years

This is the 10-year anniversary of Microsoft Imagine Cup, the student technology competition. Students can register now to help solve the world’s toughest problems … and win prizes. Prizes include Kinect for Xbox 360 (6 winners per week) and an all-inclusive trip to Australia for the 2012 Imagine Cup Worldwide Finals in Sydney.

Deadline: March 13, 2012.

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