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Prep Student Selected to Participate in Summer Program at MIT

Posted April 20th, 2012


Congratulations to Cristian Rivera (Class of 2013) on being selected to join the 2012 Minority Introduction to Engineering and Science (MITES) Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  As a participant in the MITES program, Cristian will have the opportunity to participate in academic enrichment programs at MIT, one of the leading science and technology institutions in the world.  The program, which is 100% scholarship based, will begin in mid-June and last for six weeks.  The 2012 MITES class will represent a diverse community of cultures, geographic locations, interests, and academic accomplishments.

Applicants to the program were considered based on their interest in science, engineering, and technology, in addition to meeting requirements for grades, PSAT or SAT test scores, extracurricular activities, essays, and letters of recommendation. Cristian was selected from a pool of over 1,750 applicants to participate in the 2012 MITES program.