AMSA senior Quinn Barton won first place and senior Sruthi Kurada won second place in the 2nd Annual Marlborough STEM Competition.
Nine students (three from each Marlborough High School) competed for scholarship money, ranging from $2,000 for 1st place, $1,000 for 2nd place, $500 for 3rd place to $100 for 4th-9th place.
The students presented their own scientific research, product development, or other STEM project to a panel of judges from corporate partners Quest Diagnostics, Boston Scientific, and Cytiva.
AMSA students and their topics:
Quinn Barton – Development of online personal assistant that organizes tasks and activities.
Sruthi Karada – Research into therapeutic applications for Ergothioneine, a naturally occurring amino acid.
Ronit Kapoor – Research into a new way to diagnose possible heart dysfunction by measuring increasing and decreasing heart rates of subjects on treadmills.
Congratulations to all of the students on their impressive projects!