The team won prizes in the areas of video presentation, accurate in-depth discussion material, and supporting calculations, for a total of $1000 in prize money. The competition was administrated by Michigan State University’s Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Department and Prima Civitas, a non-profit economic and community development organization in Michigan. The competition was funded by a grant from the Dreyfus Special Grant Program in Chemical Sciences.
Brandon STEM Pathways is a highly focused program that begins in ninth grade at Brandon High School. The program is for learners who are highly motivated and are looking to enter careers in areas in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.