Maumee Valley Country Day School Announces Junior Student a Finalist in MIT Competition

Posted: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by: Melissa E. Kuhl | Category: Community Interest


MVCDS student Nipun Jayatissa '19 has been selected as a 2018 finalist for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) THINK program, an annual science research and innovation competition for high school students. His research proposal was selected as one of six finalists out of over 175 proposals received from students around the country. He has been invited to visit MIT, present his proposal, and receive feedback from the MIT faculty and students. During this time he will attend xFair (an annual student-run technology expo), talk with the MIT faculty, have lab tours, and more. Nipun will also receive a $1000 award to purchase research supplies for his project. Maumee Valley is proud to congratulate Nipun on this outstanding accomplishment. Maumee Valley Country Day School, 1715 S. Reynolds Rd., Toledo, Ohio offers education to children from preschool through grade twelve.  Their mission is to enable students to become enlightened, compassionate and contributing citizens of our global community, while preparing graduates for their best opportunities in higher education. The school attracts motivated, able students who have a range of academic interests and diverse backgrounds. Its challenging curriculum, student-centered school life and supportive community inspire and equip them for a lifetime of learning.

Press Release Contact Name: Melissa E. Kuhl
Press Release Contact Email: mkuhl@mvcds.org
Press Release Contact Phone: 419-381- 1313 x114
Organization Name: Maumee Valley Country Day School