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Liam O'Brien

Hometown: 
Unionville, Connecticut
School: 
West Woods Upper Elementary School
Age: 
12
Grade: 
6
What is your favorite subject in school?: 
Math
What kind of extra-curricular activities or hobbies do you enjoy participating in?: 
Sports, because I like to compete, and they are fun. Math Olympiads, because I like to try to do challenging math, and I like that the problems are not typical math class problems.
What career do you want to pursue and why?: 
I am not sure yet, but I like science and math, and these may help me choose later on. I also like to debate, so a lawyer might be a possibility.
Why did you enter in the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge?: 
My teacher recommended it, and it sounded fun and challenging.
What do you enjoy most about science?: 
I like that you can figure things out on your own through experiments.
Anything else you'd like to tell us about yourself?: 
I play lacrosse, soccer and basketball on travel teams. I also enjoy golf. I really like sports. I also enjoy reading, and spending time with family.
State: 
Connecticut

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