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Florida Student Selected for MIT Summer Science Institute

Kyla Davis Horn, a junior at Cocoa Beach Junior/Senior High School in Brevard County, is the only student from Florida and one of 80 students from 24 countries selected to participate in the Research Science Institute at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) this summer. This highly selective six-week institute is considered among the world’s most prestigious science programs for high school students.

Selected students receive free tuition, housing, meals and have other expenses paid. The Research Science Institute is sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Education. Students were selected based upon test scores, academic records and science accomplishments.