Two Suffolk students were selected for a rigorous summer program to learn the business of chemistry. Alana Tillery, 17, of King’s Fork High School, and Jiayan Wang, 17, of Nansemond-Suffolk Academy were among the 20 students selected for the BASF Science Summer Academy. The program selected top students from North and Central America with interests in the science, technology, engineering and math fields. Now in its sixth year, the program has increased in rigor over the years due to the caliber of students applying to the program, according to Molly Borst, science education specialist for BASF, which has a facility in Suffolk on Wilroy Road.
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