Timi Dayo-Kayode

DSC_7773State/Country: Maryland
Hometown: Cheltenham
High School: Frederick Douglass High School
College Plans: Tufts University
Major: Computer Science and Applied Physics
Professional Plans: Software Engineer
Interests: Chess, Cards, Music, Running, Video games, Reading, Movies

Press Release

CHARLESTON, WV – July 14th 2016 – Timi Dayo-Kayode, a graduate of Frederick Douglass High School in Cheltenham, Maryland represented his state at the National Youth Science Camp.  Dayo-Kayode joined 102 other delegates from 48 states and 8 countries in the prestigious annual science program.  The National Youth Science Camp, located in the rustic 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.

“Meeting people at science camp who share my love for science has helped me confirm my love for computer science,” said Dayo-Kayode.  “The speakers who are professionsal in the field of computer science really inspired me to continue towards my goals.”

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.

Dayo-Kayode plans to attend the Tufts University in the fall, to study computer science and applied physics.

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