The Suncoast Science Middle/Faulhaber Fab Lab is happy to announce and lengthen heartfelt congratulations to Duncan Marmash, longtime Fab Lab volunteer and 2023 graduate of Pine View Faculty, for being awarded a prestigious Archimedes Award scholarship. The scholarship is generously sponsored by the Andrew and Judith Economos household, pioneering Suncoast Science Middle/Faulhaber Fab Lab donors and cherished members of its board of administrators.
Duncan, a scholar volunteer actively concerned with the Fab Lab since 2019, has left an indelible mark on the group. His contributions as a member of the Distant Management (RC) Automotive Competitors scholar committee and the Scholar Group Innovation Program (SCIP) have been nothing wanting exceptional. Duncan’s journey from a center college racer within the RC Automotive Competitors to develop into a devoted chief of the one-of-a-kind neighborhood program demonstrates his ardour and dedication to inspiring a love of Science, Expertise, Engineering, Artwork and Arithmetic (STEAM) in his neighborhood. He really embodies the Fab Lab’s mission to encourage and assist the innovators of tomorrow via experiential STEAM studying.
“Volunteering on the Fab Lab has allowed me to provide again to the neighborhood and train concerning the topics I really like most. I consider it additionally distinguished me from different Archimedes award candidates,” mentioned Duncan. “I’m extraordinarily grateful to the Economos household for his or her generosity. Not solely will this make learning extra financially possible, however it’s additionally very encouraging to see somebody keen to make such a dedication to STEM in my neighborhood.”
Named in honor of the famend Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer and astronomer, the Archimedes Award is bestowed upon graduating seniors from Pine View Faculty, Booker Excessive Faculty, and Manatee Excessive Faculty who’ve demonstrated exemplary educational and mental accomplishments and intend to pursue post-secondary research in a STEM-related discipline. Made doable by the Andrew and Judith Economos household, the $10,000 scholarship will empower Duncan as he embarks on his post-secondary pathway learning Physics at Princeton College. Award recipients are fastidiously chosen by an neutral scholarship committee comprising of devoted college employees and esteemed neighborhood members.
“It got here as no shock after I discovered from the committee that one of many college students chosen as a recipient of the Archimedes Award was concerned on the Fab Lab,” added Andrew Economos. “Whereas Duncan’s achievements are a results of his arduous work and perseverance in quite a few settings, I’ve little question the talents he developed on the lab performed an amazing function in his growth as a pacesetter.”
The Suncoast Science Middle/Faulhaber Fab Lab extends heat congratulations to Duncan Marmash for the extraordinary achievement and honest appreciation to Andrew and Judith Economos for his or her unwavering assist of numerous neighborhood initiatives that acknowledge and nurture distinctive youth.