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North Allegheny High School Graduate A Semifinalist In 2021 Breakthrough Junior Challenge

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

ALLEGHENY COUNTY (KDKA) -- A recent North Allegheny High School graduate is a semifinalist for a prestigious honor.

Faith Nguyen is a contestant in the 2021 Breakthrough Junior Challenge, which is a worldwide contest for students to inspire creative thinking about science. Students ages 13 to 18 years old enter the contest and submit original videos that bring to life a concept or theory in the life sciences.

Nguyen created her video based on the string theory.

Voting is open right now. You can help Nguyen advance to the final round by giving her video on the Breakthrough Junior Challenge's Facebook a like or another positive reaction.

2021 Breakthrough Junior Challenge Popular Vote

Who should make it to the final round of the 2021 Breakthrough Junior Challenge? Who will be named a Regional Champion? Space Exploration Top Scorer? You will decide! Pick your favorite video in the Breakthrough Junior Challenge Popular Vote - and Like it give it another another positive reaction (Love, Haha, Wow) before the September 20th deadline deadline. See all of the videos at the 2021 playlist at and learn more at

Posted by Breakthrough on Friday, September 3, 2021

The winner receives a top prize of $250,000 for college.

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