Ty Spurlock, a freshman at Cabell Midland High School has been selected to be a delegate of the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Lowell, Massachusetts from June 29-July 1, according to a news release.
The Congress is an honors-only program for high school students interested in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. The aims to motivate students who aspire to be scientists and technologists to stay true to their dreams and to provide paths, plans and resources to help them reach their goals.
Spurlock was nominated by John C. Mather, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics and science director of the National Academy of Future Scientists and Technologists.
During the three-day Congress, Spurlock will join students from across the country and hear Nobel Laureates and National Medal of Science recipients talk about leading scientific research; be given advice from deans of the world’s top tech universities; be inspired by fellow teen science prodigies; and learn about advances and the future of science and technology.