Catholic’s O’Mara Selected for AU Summer Science Institute

Catholic's O'Mara Selected for AU Summer Science Institute 1

Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School sophomore, Madeleine “Maddie” O’Mara, has been selected into the 2012 Summer Science Institute at Auburn University.  O’Mara was one of 24 high school students selected from Alabama and Georgia.

As a participant in this elite educational program, she will participate in a number of experiences involving Auburn University’s unique faculty and state of the art facilities.  She will work directly with professors to explore topics in biology, mathematics, physics, chemistry, and geology.  Specific academic activities will include proton induced X-ray emission, polymer synthesis, DNA analysis, electron and proton microscopies, and isotope analysis.  O’Mara will enjoy a week full of on-campus exciting science and mathematics related activities hosted by the College of Sciences and Mathematics Department of Outreach at Auburn University.

Pictured:  Montgomery Catholic’s Maddie O’Mara, will participate in AU Summer Science Institute this summer.

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