Durham student wins scholarship with research paper

Posted May 13, 2008


— A Jordan High senior claimed first place in a competition held by the National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium in Orlando, Fla.

Shivani Sud's research paper, “Genomic Strategy to Refine Prognosis and Treatment of Early Colon Cancer,” earned her a $19,000 scholarship and an all-expenses-paid trip to London where she will present her paper in July.

More than 300 students from all 50 states entered the competition.

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  • anneonymousone May 13, 2008

    Congratulations on all your hard work, Ms. Sud! I hope you enjoy the work and your successes.

    Your brilliance, hard work, dedication, and service to humanity disprove ugly stereotypes about teens in general, but especially teens in Durham. Thank you.