Young scientists come to Washington

Thirty middle school students compete in the inaugural Broadcom MASTERS science challenge

By Jennifer Cutraro, 14:52 PM November 2, 2011

The Broadcom MASTERS 2011 finalists

On a chilly, rainy October morning in Washington, D.C., two middle school students from Hawaii sat shivering on a tour bus as they waited to depart for a photo shoot at the U.S. Capitol.

 “I don’t know how people live here,” said Jordan Kamimura, 14, of Hilo, Hawaii, through chattering teeth. 

But the temperatures proved no deterrent for the participation by these and 28 other finalists in the inaugural Broadcom Math, Applied Science, Technology and Engineering for Rising Stars — or MAST...

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