Society for Science and Broadcom Foundation are proud to announce the Top 300 competitors in the 2022 Broadcom MASTERS® — the nation’s premier STEM competition for middle school students. The Broadcom MASTERS seeks to inspire young scientists, engineers and innovators to solve the grand challenges of the 21st Century. Academy at Lincoln students Jayden Cho (7th grade, right) and Anderson Lam (now a freshman at Early College at Guilford, left) qualified with their respective science fair projects from the 2021-22 school year. Cho's project in the Biology category focuses on upcycling food waste such as converting banana peels to reusable trays. Lam's Chemistry project explores the potential of replacing lithium ion batteries with cheaper and more environmentally-friendly aluminum electrolyte batteries.
On September 21, 30 finalists will be chosen from this select pool to compete for more than $100,000 in awards and prizes. In North Carolina, 8 students qualified for the 2022 Broadcom MASTERS 300 out of 1,807 projects submitted nationwide.