LRSEF Student Named to Top 300 Broadcom MASTERS 2022

Annika Chadha, a seventh grade student at Noe Middle School, was named to this year’s top 300 Broadcom MASTERS. The Broadcom MASTERS seeks to inspire young scientists, engineers and innovators to solve the grand challenges of the 21st Century.

Annika was selected from a pool of 1,807 entrants from 35 states, Guam and Puerto Rico. Her project is titled “Building an Air Flow Sensor To Monitor Room Air Replacement for Safety Against COVID and Other Diseases.”

Each of the Top 300 MASTERS received a $125 award from DoD STEM. With this prize, the Department of Defense continues its support of youth in STEM, working towards a more diverse pipeline of highly qualified STEM professionals in the future.

In addition to the $125 cash prize, the Top 300 Broadcom MASTERS will each receive a prize package containing an award ribbon; semifinalist certificate of accomplishment; Broadcom MASTERS backpack; a Broadcom MASTERS decal; a specialized Invention Journal, courtesy of The Lemelson Foundation; a one-year subscription to Wolfram|Alpha Notebook Edition, courtesy of Wolfram Research; and a one-year family digital subscription to Science News magazine. In recognition of the role that teachers play in the success of their students, each designated teacher also will receive a Broadcom MASTERS tote bag; a special edition booklet of Science News Explores Invention & Innovation articles from The Lemelson Foundation; and a one-year digital subscription to Science News magazine.