Lisa Dunn, a sophomore at Irrigon High School, has been named as a delegate to the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders.

Set for June 29-July 1 at the University of Massachusetts, the congress is an honors-only program for high school students who are passionate about science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM). Dunn was nominated by Nobel Prize-winning physicist Dr. John C. Mather, director of the National Academy of Future Scientists and Technologists in Oregon, for her academic achievement, leadership potential and passion for science and technology.

Students attending the congress will hear Nobel laureates and National Medal of Science recipients talk about leading scientific research, be given advice from deans of the world’s top tech universities and learn about cutting-edge advances and the future of science and technology.

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