Announcing Stratford Schools’ top STEM student innovators! The Society for Science and Thermo Fisher Scientific Innovators Challenge has named the Top 300 Junior Innovators from its national STEM competition for middle school students. This year’s Top Innovators from Stratford School include:

  • Abhinav Iyer
  • Ethan Chan
  • Inika Adalapa
  • Neva Praun-Pretrovic
  • Sanjaya Iyengar
  • Shanya Gill
  • Zana Noor Kirstine Svendson

About the Thermo Fisher Scientific Innovators Challenge:The Thermo Fisher JIC seeks to inspire young scientists, engineers, and innovators to solve the world’s most intractable challenges. The students, selected from 1,828 entrants, live in 35 states and Puerto Rico.” 

From this group, Stratford School had the second-highest number of innovators from any school. We are incredibly proud of our students for their hard work, scientific contributions, and honors.

Every year, Stratford students participate in science fairs and local and national competitions. The focus of our STEAM curriculum, along with the dedication of our students and teachers, has consistently proved to be a winning combination. Our students show us that they are ready to take on the challenges that their generation is faced with. They are inventive problem-solvers and thoughtful innovators.

On September 20, 30 student innovator finalists will be chosen to compete for more than $100,000 in awards. To read the complete list of winners and learn more about the awards, visit the Society for Science website

Click here to learn more about Stratford’s premier middle school programs and our innovative STEAM-based curriculum.