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MSMS Students Headed to Pittsburgh for the International Science and Engineering Fair

Ramya Murali, Kimberly Robinson, Coby Anderson, Emoree Heiselt, and Aylin Memili at the Mississippi Science and Engineering Fair hosted by The University of Southern Mississippi

Ramya Murali, Kimberly Robinson, Coby Anderson, Emoree Heiselt, and Aylin Memili at the Mississippi Science and Engineering Fair hosted by The University of Southern Mississippi

Congratulations to Coby Anderson, Emoree Heiselt, and Aylin Memili who are headed to Pittsburgh, PA to compete in the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). 

According to the ISEF website, the Intel ISEF is the world's largest international pre-college science competition. More than 1,700 high school students from over 70 countries, regions, and territories are awarded the opportunity to showcase their independent research and compete for more than $5 million in prizes. 

Coby, a senior from Hernando, came in 4th place in Engineering and also won the ASM Materials Science Award.

"I worked really hard on this project and am really pleased it did well," said Coby. "I'm really excited to go to Pittsburgh."

Emoree, a senior from Starkville, received the first place medal in the category of Engineering as well as the Surgeon General Science Award. 

"I feel awesome," said Heiselt. "I'm extremely excited to have won my category and also have the experience of going to Pittsburgh with my classmates Coby and Aylin."

Aylin, a junior from Starkville, received third place in the category of Microbiology.

"I'm very excited to be going to Pittsburgh for the International Science and Engineering Fair, " said Aylin. "This has been one of the competitions I have always wanted to be a part of and am so glad to have two of my classmates joining me."

Other MSMS students who attended the state science fair were Ramya Murali, who placed 3rd in Biochemistry, and Kimberly Robinson who placed 5th in Biochemistry.

Learn more about the Intel ISEF by visiting their website.

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