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STUDENTS FROM EJ KING AND SEOUL AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOLS SELECTED TO ATTEND THE RESEARCH SCIENCE INSTITUTE

TORII STATION, OKINAWA , JAPAN — May 11, 2006 — Dr. Nancy Bresell, Director DoDDS-Pacific/DDESS-Guam, is proud to announce the following  high school students were selected to attend the 2006 Research Science Institute (RSI) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology this summer.

  • Leif L. Bogen, E.J. King HS
  • Frances Y. Kim, Seoul American HS     
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Bogen and Kim will participate in the residential six week, all expense paid program from June 25 to August 5. They will experience college-level classes designed to sharpen skills for hands-on research at nearby corporations, universities or research organizations.         

Selection was based on the students’ outstanding standardized test scores, written essay responses, teacher recommendations and their potential for leadership in science and mathematics.        

Jeffrey A. Enderton from Heidelberg High School was selected to represent DoDDS-Europe.   

“This represents the first time two students were selected from the Pacific and clearly demonstrates the success of our students and teachers. I wish to acknowledge the encouragement, support, and dedication by our teachers and especially the parents of these bright and energetic students,” said Dr. Nancy C. Bresell, Director DoDDS-Pacific/DDESS-Guam.