Tiffany S. '16 Accepted to the DuPont Challenge

Scientific research essay focuses on asparagus as a possible cancer growth inhibitor.

Tiffany S. '16, a Palos Verdes resident, has successfully submitted her original research essay and been accepted to participate in the 2012 DuPont Challenge science essay competition. Tiffany, an Experium Science Academy student, spent over 40+ hours working with Experium scientist, Raudhah Rahman developing and writing her STEM topic entry, “Can Asparagus Inhibit Cancer Growth?”

Each year over 10,000 students across the country in grades 7-12 submit their own personal 700-1,000-word science essay in one of four categories:
Together, we can…
*Feed the world
*Build a secure energy future
*Protect people and the environment
*Be innovative anywhere (STEM)

The DuPont Challenge is unique in its focus and its ability to inspire scientific creativity,” said DuPont Chair and CEO Ellen Kullman. “It embodies the type of competition we need in America if we are to position ourselves at the cutting edge of scientific discovery and technological innovation. “


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