The Bahamas Weekly Facebook The Bahamas Weekly Twitter
Community Last Updated: Feb 13, 2017 - 1:45:37 AM

Bahamian student selected to attend the Congress of Future Science & Technology Leaders in Boston
By Fusion IMC
Jan 29, 2016 - 6:28:48 AM

Email this article
 Mobile friendly page
Jonathan Antor

Nassau, Bahamas – Bahamian student Jonathan Antor has been selected as a Delegate of the Congress of Future Science & Technology Leaders to be held in Lowell, Massachusetts on June 29th – July 1st, 2016.

Jonathan was nominated by astronaut Buzz Aldrin, Science Director of the National Academy of Future Scientists and Technologists based on his academic achievement, leadership potential and passion for science and technology.

The Congress is an honours-only program for high school students who are passionate about science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM). The purpose of the event is to honour, inspire, motivate and direct the top students in the United States who aspire to be scientists and technologists, to stay true to their dream and, after the event, to provide a path, plan and resources to help them reach their goal.

Fifteen-year-old Jonathan is currently an eleventh grader at Montverde Academy in Montverde, Florida where he has studied for the last year. The son of Harold & Sabrina Antor, Johnathan has a long history of academic success. He has been a mainstay on the honours list since elementary school, where he served as the Head Boy of his 6th grade class at Temple Christian Elementary School. Following that, he attended Queen’s College from grades 7 through 9 where he completed 6 BJC’s scoring all A’s.

“This is a crucial time . . . when we need more nimble-minded and creative scientists and technologists who are even better prepared for a future that is life changing exponentially,” said Richard Rossi, Executive Director, National Academy of Future Scientists and Technologists. “Focused, bright and determined students like Jonathan Antor are our future and he deserves all the mentoring and guidance we can give him.”

During the three-day Congress themed “Greatness Awaits”, Jonathan will bementoredby some of the greatest living minds in science and technology.He will hear presentations from Nobel Laureates, National Medal of Science Winners, deans from the world’s top tech universities and teen science prodigies.

Johnathan ultimately aspires to pursue a career in Finance.

Bookmark and Share

© Copyright 2016 by thebahamasweekly.com

Top of Page

Receive our Top Stories

Preview | Powered by CommandBlast

Latest Headlines
EARTHCARE Eco Kids join Dolphin Project for Global Beach Cleanup
Commercial Driver's Certification Services
Sorority Donates to Abuse Victims in Nassau, Grand Bahama
Breef kicks off donations of “Bahamas Underwater” books to over 300 schools in The Bahamas
University of The Bahamas Preparing for Largest Commencement Class Since Pandemic