Milford student nominated for Future Science and Technology Leaders Congress in Boston

Karah Neisser, a freshman at Milford High School is a Delegate of the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Lowell, MA June 29 to 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.

Karah Neisser was nominated by Dr. John C. Mather, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics and science director of the National Academy of Future Scientists and Technologists, to represent Milford High School based on her academic achievement, leadership potential and passion for science and technology.

His nomination came from the help of Karah’s science teacher, Brenda Heberling.

“As a teacher, a large number of student experiences are presented to us for recommendations/nominations. Honestly, I submitted numerous nominations for a wide variety of student experiences this past school year. When one comes across my desk, I always do my best to read the criteria and think about which student(s) meet the criteria and would benefit most from the experience. I would be very surprised if I was the only one that nominated her for this conference,” Ms. Heberling said, adding that Karah’s Social Studies teacher may have also nominated the student for this honor.