| Jyotirmya Kumar
My name is Jyotirmya Kumar. I am currently a 12th grader, this was my first year in science research. I enjoy playing tennis and ping pong. I have played the piano for the past seven years, I also playing the traditional indian drum, the Tabla. I am interested in pursing Computer Science and Economics in college. I also enjoy listening to music, reading, and hanging out with friends and family.
|| Karthik Papisetty
is Karthik Papisetty. I am currently in 10th grade. This is my first year in
Advanced Science Research, but I have been participating in science fairs since
I was in 6th grade. After this year, it has become apparent to me that I have
an innate scientific interest in Cellular Biology. In Breck School, I am a
member of the Robotics team and am also a member of the Varsity Tennis team.
Outside of school, I enjoy playing competitive tennis in tournaments
sectionally, and nationally. I have been playing tennis from the age of 10. I
have also been playing guitar for 6 years. I enjoy spending time with friends
and family in my free time.
Honors & Awards
Jyotirmya Kumar (2017) & Karthik Papisetty (2019) worked at the Masonic Cancer Center under the guidance of Dr. James McCarthy.
Regional Science Fair:
- Earned top ribbons, signifying qualification to the Minnesota State Science Fair Competition in March
- Selected as Research Paper Competition Finalists signifying qualification to the North Central Tri-State Junior Science & Humanities Symposium in March
State Science Fair:
- Earned the Minnesota Academy of Science Outstanding Achievement Award
- Beckman-Coulter 2nd place Science Award.