Niha Maity

DSC_7915State/Country: Florida
Hometown: Oviedo
High School: Paul J. Hagerty High School
College Plans: University of Florida
Major: Biology and Computer Science
Professional Plans: Doctor / Research Scientist
Interests: Biking, Camping, Hiking, Photography, Traveling, Reading, Running, Music, Knitting, Crocheting, Cards, Chess, Gardening, Movies, Fine Arts, Camping,  Skiing, Tubing, Sledding

Press Release

CHARLESTON, WV – July 14th 2016 – Niharika Maity, a graduate of Paul J. Hagerty High School in Oviedo, Florida represented her state at the National Youth Science Camp.  Doe joined 102 other delegates from 48 states and 8 countries in the prestigious annual science program.  The National Youth Science Camp, located in the  Monongahela National Forest near Charleston, West Virginia, integrates science programing with music, art and outdoor activities.

Each year, every state and several countries send up to two delegates, to the National Youth Science Camp.  Delegates attend lectures by science industry leaders, engineers, and researchers, but also participate in outdoor activities.  Delegates also have the opportunity to participate in directed studies where they gain individual hands on experience in fields they find interesting.

“I have made one hundred plus friends in a few weeks that all share interests with me!” said Maity.  “I also absolutely love the lectures, directed studies, outdoor overnighters and seminars.”

The National Youth Science Camp is operated by the National Youth Science Foundation. For more information, please visit Click the photograph below to download a high resolution version suitable for publication.

Maity plans to attend the University of Florida in the fall, to study biology and computer science.

Contact Information
John P. Giroir, Director, National Youth Science Camp – – 304-205-9724

National Youth Science Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 3387
Charleston, WV 25333-3387