ARLINGTON, VA – The Chemical Educational Foundation™ (CEF) announced that five teams of students from Illinois, Michigan, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Washington will compete for scholarships at the National You Be The Chemist Challenge® on June 6 at The Westin Houston, Memorial City in Houston, Texas.

CEF, a nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring students to pursue chemistry and STEM-related learning and careers, is proud to bring the competition to Houston, the home of NASA’s Johnson Space Center. This year’s theme is states of matter in space, and the Awards Dinner keynote speaker is Ryan Prouty, the Managing Director of the International Space Station Research Coordination Office. Attendees will also be treated to a space-themed performance by the Bay Area Houston Ballet & Theatre.

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