San Antonio teen wins national honors while trying to prove mom wrong
Sohn had some doubts, which sparked the idea of a science project to hopefully prove mom wrong. “I wanted to investigate the effects of probiotics, metformin on ischemia, reperfusion injuries on roundworms,” Sohn said. “I treated the roundworms in three different timeframes: five days before hypoxia, two days before hypoxia and one day after hypoxia,” Sohn said. So I used nitrogen through a chamber.”Joanna Sohn, a 13-year old STEM student from San Antonio has been named one of the most promising middle school STEM students in the country. (KSAT)Her science project is also testament to the young student’s resiliency and creativity.
3rd Graders to Be Honored at National Philanthropy Day
To raise funds to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in honor of a classmate who is currently battling leukemia. For four weeks, they made organic potato chips and sold them in the carpool line at their school. Because of their dedication and generous spirit, these budding philanthropists will be honored with the Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy award at the National Philanthropy Day Luncheon on Thursday, Feb. 14, at the McNay Art Museum. We are pleased to honor those who demonstrate high ethical standards and exemplify the philanthropic spirit of our great city and South Texas communities. To reserve your spot at this years National Philanthropy Day (NPD) Luncheon, click here: http://afpsanantonio.org/community/chapter-newstherivardreport.com