World Food Prize Iowa Youth Institute

World Food Prize Iowa Youth Institute
Posted on 04/29/2021

The World Food Prize Iowa Youth Institute was held virtually on Monday, April 26th and Tuesday, April 27th. This event brought together over 250 high school students from across Iowa to explore critical global issues and academic and career paths in STEM fields.  Students presented their research to a panel of experts and participated in immersion sessions.  Each student received a $1000 scholarship to Iowa State University for their work on global hunger and food insecurity issues.

Beckman students presenting research included:

Megan Funke, Macy Sigwarth, Isabell Kruse, Kiersten Schmitt, Olivia Wegmann, Paige Ungs, Lauren Cherne, Ella Yewon Cho, Grace Helle, Olivia Mensen, and Tessa Tauke.

Congratulations!