LAHS sophomore Coleman Kendrick with his awards from the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. Courtesy photo
Los Alamos High School sophomore Coleman Kendrick placed 2nd in the Physics and Astronomy Division at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, out of 100 projects in his category.
Kendrick’s 2nd place award earned him a $1,500 cash prize. The International Fair was May 10-16. He also won a $500 award from the Astronomical Society of the Pacific and American Astronomical Society and travel expenses to their annual meeting in the fall, as well as a scholarship to Arizona State University.
There were 1,784 students from 70 countries, regions, states and provinces at the six-day fair in Los Angeles, vying for $3.5 million in prizes, awards and scholarships. Intel ISEF is the largest pre-college science competition in the world.