Bronze Medals Awarded to Knights in Malaysia, ICYS 2019

Senior, Leya Yang and junior, Nicole Mathews received bronze medals for their excellent performance at the International Conference of Youn­­g Scientists (ICYS) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on April 19-25, 2019. Sponsored by Malaysia Young Scientists Organisation (MYSO), the competition welcomed students from about 26 participating countries.

Nikki earned the bronze award in the Environmental Science category for her research entitled “Novel Use of Natural Dispersants as a Method to Protect Guam’s Northern Aquifer”. Leya’s research entitled “Investigating Antimutagenic and Antioxidant Activity of Annette Seeds” garnered her the bronze medal in the Life Science category.

Left to right: Nicole Mathews and Leya Yang

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