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Hidden Figures STEM Contest Grand Prize Winners are Announced [Video]

“The Search for Hidden Figures” is officially over. According to Shadow and Act, the scholarship contest, inspired by the film “Hidden Figures,” awarded its two grand prizes to Joy Buolamwin and Yuna Shin.

Originally announced in November, “The Search for Hidden Figures” is a initiative supporting young women with STEM (science, technology, engineering, or math) career ambitions. After reviewing upwards of 7,300 submissions from students across the country, the final prizes were granted to Buolamwini, in the Professional category, and Shin, in the High School category.

A panel of judges including “Hidden Figures” producers Pharrell Williams and Donna Gigliotti, Fox 2000 President Elizabeth Gabler, and President of the New York Academy of Sciences Ellis Rubinstein selected the two grand prize winners from a group of 50 semi-finalists. And it seems the competition was steep.

“Judging ‘The Search for Hidden Figures’ contest was a tremendous experience for me,” said Gigliotti. “Each and every contestant’s passion for …

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Katelyn Tuohy | Spectroom [Video]

Katelyn Tuohy is an American long distance runner from Rockland County, New York. Encouraged by her parents, Patrick and Denise, she won the 2017 Nike National cross country championship as a sophomore, to cap an undefeated season. With a time of 16:44.7, she won by 40 seconds, trimming 12 seconds off the course record. The Rockland County legislature honored her victory, declaring December 19, 2017, as "Katelyn Tuohy Day." Tuohy competes for the North Rockland High School Red Raiders.

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Lawsuit claims hazing ritual 'Bodies' left former Mater Dei High School football player with traumatic brain injury [Video]

The family of a former player for the Mater Dei High School football team claims he suffered a traumatic brain injury in a locker room hazing ritual.

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HOU Private School Girls XC Runner of the Year Fan Poll [Video]

The 2021 Texas high school cross country season has wrapped up, so it's time to crown the VYPE Houston Private School Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year in this week's fan poll. Fans will have the chance to vote until Monday, December 21st, at 12am.