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Chris Border

Mr. Chris Border

Chris Border

Maui Preparatory Academy, Lahaina, Hawaii


Grades or community reached

9, 10, 11, 12


Bio

Mr. Border was part of the 2012 NITARP class, and is part of a 2013 all-Hawaii team.


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  • [My first AAS] was an excellent experience all around, and gives me confidence that my team and I will be able to do a good job with our project and be great representatives of the NITARP program.

  • I was surprised and very encouraged to see a high proportion of people which are generally considered underrepresented in the sciences. That was a terrific take-home message for my students.

  • I had an amazing, exhausting time at the AAS meeting. I found myself continually challenged by the intellectual level and knowledge being shared.

  • My highlight of the [Caltech] trip was watching my two students present data on a source which they had analyzed.

  • I had an amazing, exhausting time at the [2012] AAS meeting. I found myself continually challenged by the intellectual level and knowledge being shared. I was surprised and very encouraged to see a high proportion of people which are generally considered underrepresented in the sciences. That was a terrific take-home message for my students. It was an excellent experience all around, and gives me confidence that my team and I will be able to do a good job with our project and be great representatives of the NITARP program.

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We're back from the Jan 2017 AAS and we had a grand time!