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Two Baltimore Students Named Semifinalists in Intel Science Talent Search

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Lucas Winch and Kelly Khare

Lucas Winch and Kelly Khare

The Intel Science Talent Search has named two Baltimore City high school seniors, Kelly Khare of Medfield Heights and Lucas Winch of Charles Village, as semifinalists in the national science competition. Both Khare and Winch are students of The Ingenuity Project, Baltimore City’s fast-track public school program for excellence in math and science, and attend Baltimore Polytechnic Institute.

Kelly Khare, who was mentored by Dr. Joelle Frechette, was named a semifinalist for her research on “The Effect of Drainage Channels on the Peeling of a Surface Submerged in Fluid,” conducted at the Johns Hopkins Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering. Semifinalist Lucas Winch was mentored by Dr. Peter Olson and was awarded for his research on “Origins of Large Igneous Provinces,” which he conducted at Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences at Hopkins. Both projects were in conjunction with The Ingenuity Project’s curriculum, which provides high school seniors the opportunity to participate in individual research at higher institutions to complement their in-classroom instruction.

“After all the hard work that our bright seniors have put into their research this school year, I am very proud that not one, but two of our Ingenuity students have been recognized for their work,” said Dolores Costello, Executive Director of The Ingenuity Project. “If this national recognition is any indication, I expect we will see Kelly and Lucas, as well as other seniors in our program, achieve many more academic and professional accomplishments in the STEM industry.”

Intel STS is the nation’s most prestigious pre-college science competition, recognizing only 300 students as semifinalists each year. Since 2005, The Ingenuity Project has produced nine semifinalists and three finalists in the Intel STS competition. To learn more about the Intel STS competition and see a full list of semifinalists, visithttps://student.societyforscience.org/intel-sts-2014-semifinalists.                                                                           

About The Ingenuity Project

Founded in 1993, The Ingenuity Project is Baltimore City’s fast-track public school program for science, math and accelerated learning. The non-profit organization provides an engaging environment for over 500 middle and high school students to explore STEM topics wherever their curiosities take them, alongside peers with similar ambitions. Whether they are competing for college admission or aspiring to find the cure for cancer, Ingenuity builds a pipeline for students to participate in STEM studies at a national level.www.ingenuityproject.org.

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