Education Corner: Akshaya Venkatesh, One of our Own

Akshaya Venkatesh, a 14 years old STEM student and also a volunteer of Borderlands Produce Rescue who developed an app to rescue locally harvested produce from residents’ backyards also in the process of developing an app for our Produce On Wheels With – Out Waste (P.O.W.W.O.W.) program has been selected to the top 30 finalist in the Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Applied Science, Technology and Engineering for Rising Stars).  Akshaya and other finalists, will be traveling to Washington DC from October 19-23 to vy for more than $100,00 in awards.  Read more…

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