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Asian Americans in Science
Saturday, February 14, 2015 | 1-4 p.m.
This year marks the third annual Asian Americans in Science. You can meet science and education professionals who represent many geographic backgrounds, from SE Asia to the mainland and the Pacific Islands. Learn about what they do through interactive displays and presentations, and discover the inspiring contributions they've made to technology, education, health care, and innovation in Minnesota.
Congratulations to Xaitheng Yang from Blaine High School!
Xaitheng is one of four winners of the 2014 Donaldson Science Award and will be formally recognized during the Science Fusion: Asian Americans in Science event.
Xaitheng is a junior at Blaine High School. He is one of the top students in his class and is interested in Computer Programming, Video Game Design, and Engineering. When Xaitheng was a freshman, he entered a video game design contest called the "Future Game Designer Challenge." As the Head Programmer among 4 other students, Xaitheng's team won second place nationally for their design and creativity. Xaitheng has also been a part of Blaine High School's Business Professionals of America for two years and has qualified for state-level competitions in three different events. Xaitheng hopes to attend college and pursue a career in Computer Engineering.