Rhet Hailey

DSC_7744State/Country: Mississippi
Hometown: Meridian
High School: The Mississippi School of Mathematics and Science
College Plans: Mississippi State University
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Professional Plans: Doctor
Interests: Cards, Video games, Sports, Music, Reading, Ultimate Frisbee

Press Release

CHARLESTON, WV – July 14th 2016 – Rhet Hailey, a graduate of The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science in Meridian, Mississippi represented his 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.

“NYSC has impacted the way I think by encouraging me to think differently about my future career,” said Hailey.  “The activities and lectures have inspired me to try new things.”

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

Hailey plans to attend the Mississippi State University in the fall, to study biomedical engineering.

Contact Information
John P. Giroir, Director, National Youth Science Camp – john.giroir@nysf.com – 304-205-9724

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