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This Senior is a Scholar and a Musician

Senior Jennifer Lin, was recently honored for both her academic and music talents. She competed in the 2018 Chevron Science and Engineering Fair of Houston (SEFH), where she won first place in the Biochemistry and Microbiology category, for her project Cancer Targeting and Drug Delivery by Chimeric Proteins. Her efforts earned her recognition as the only Intel Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) finalist from Houston ISD.

Over 1,300 middle- and high-school students from across the greater Houston area displayed their projects at the Chevron Science and Engineering Fair of Houston (SEFH). The top twelve projects from the science fair’s Senior Division were awarded grand prizes and qualified for the Intel ISEF competition. In addition to winning first in the Biochemistry and Microbiology category, Jennifer was named the only grand prize winner and Intel ISEF finalist from HISD.

Jennifer is also a violinist. She recently won first prize in the Grand Prize Virtuoso International Music Competition, second prize in the American Protege International Concerto Competition, and third prize in the American Fine Arts Festival International Concerto Competition. On June 9th and 10th, she performed at Carnegie Hall, playing Édouard Lalo’s Symphonie Espagnole, Op. 21 and J. S. Bach’s Sonata No. 1 in G Minor . Jennifer made her debut at Carnegie Hall in 2016, after winning honorable mention in the American Protege International Concerto Competition. She was also invited to debut as a soloist at Gläserner Saal in Vienna and as a soloist alongside the renowned Kaluga Symphony Orchestra in Russia.

Congratulations, Jennifer!