Local student bound to science congress to be held in Boston

Audrey Layfield, a 10th grader at Del Rio High School, is a delegate of the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Lowell, Massachusetts, which will be held June 29 through July 1, 2017.

The congress is an honors-only program for high school students who are passionate about science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM). The purpose of this event is to honor, inspire, motivate and direct the top students in the country who aspire to be scientists and technologists, to stay true to their dream and, after the event, to provide a path, plan and resources to help them reach their goal.