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Outstanding STEM Student Award Winners Honored at Nuclear Museum's Einstein Gala

Outstanding STEM Student Award Winners Honored at Nuclear Museum’s Einstein Gala

[Albuquerque, NM] – The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, a congressionally chartered, Smithsonian-affiliated Museum recognized Holly Steen, a junior at Eldorado High School, and Will Boone, a senior at Bosque School for their submitted essays on their connection to science, technology, and engineering and mathematics. The students were recognized at the Museum’s Einstein Gala held on March 16, 2024.

“Both Holly and Will are exemplary models of students focused on STEM studies and careers,” said Jennifer Hayden, President and CEO at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. “We are proud to honor these students and look forward to what the future has in store for them.”

The Outstanding STEM Student award was created to recognize students interested in careers in STEM fields and underscores the significance of STEM in solving some of society’s biggest challenges.

The students and their guests were sponsored to attend the Einstein Gala by Board Members Emeriti Judith Mead and Hal Behl and were recognized in front of more than 400 guests. Each student received an Outstanding STEM Student award along with a $250 deposit into their 529 Education Savings Account.