PALM BEACH POST: Wellington resident wins $40k in science contest, headed to MIT

Palm Beach Post: Written by Matt Morgan. May 19, 2017.

Dreyfoos valedictorian Stefan Wan placed in the top 10 of the nation’s most prestigious science competition earning $40,000, but the Wellington resident isn’t planning on the big spending spree that many people his age might enjoy.

What are his plans for the kind of money that many Americans don’t make in a year?

Books and tuition at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Wan said

It’s not that exciting, but that’s fine with Wan. He just loves science, and he is happy he made it that far in the Regeneron Science Talent Search in Washington, D.C. after winning local and state competitions in environmental science, and placing second in an international contest.

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