Archer Senior Named Top 300 Scholar in Regeneron Science Talent Search
In January, Leila M. '20 was named a Top 300 Scholar in the Regeneron Science Talent Search, the nation's oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors.
The competition identifies promising scientists who are developing ideas that could solve society's most pressing challenges. Nearly 1,900 students from across the country enter the competition every year.
Leila's research examines the role that isolation and socialization play in food and drug addiction among the Drosophila melanogaster, which are common fruit flies. As part of her achievement, the Regeneron Science Talent Search awarded her $2,000 and gave Archer $2,000 to help fund the school's STEM-related activities.