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Welcome to the Young Scientist Challenge archive! Get a glimpse into the lives of our previous finalists, judges and 3M scientists.  Read on to discover their hobbies, favorite science activities, and insights on our video competition.


Melissa Rey Winner
Chesterfield, Missouri
Megan Gleason
Tucson, Arizona
Shyamal Buch
Folsom, California
Mathew McGuthry
Richmond Hill, Georgia
Jack Uesugi
Wahiawa, Hawaii
Avni Bavishi
Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Margaret Botros
Wichita, Kansas
James Kruse
New Brighton, Minnesota
Peter Ku
Princeton Junction, New Jersey
Michael Koehler
Allison Park, Pennsylvania
Edward Evans (Teacher Finalist)
Welch, West Virginia
Steven Latshaw (Teacher Finalist)
Westlake Village, California
Dr. Olester Benson
3M Corporate Scientist
Alex C. Cirillo, Jr.
3M Vice President
Eric Jackson
3M Chemical Engineer
Dr. Sarah Mullins
3M Research Specialist
Dr. Thomas Wood
3M Corporate Scientist
Dr. Caroline Ylitalo
3M Lead Research Specialist
Tara Clopper
Greencastle-Antrim School District
Judith Heberling, Ph.D.
Heberling Associates, Inc.
Michael Husband, Ph.D.
Heberling Associates, Inc.
Kenny Luna
Mark Oleksak
Showboard, Inc.
Linda Stevens
Smithsonian Institution

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