Prize Recipient

Hasan Korre

Hasan Korre


Background:

Hasan Korre has finished his senior year as the Valedictorian and Star Student at Southwest DeKalb High School (Decatur, GA) where he participated in numerous activities, including Varsity Cross Country (All-Region) and Soccer, Junior ROTC (Color Guard), National Honors Society, Beta Club, Mu Alpha Theta, and 4-H. Hasan is a Ventures Scholar, a National Achievement Scholarship Recipient, and is listed in Whos Who Among American High School Students. He was the Most Outstanding Participant at the 2003 Morehouse School of Medicine Maternal and Child Health Bureau Summer Youth Mentorship Program. He also studied medicine at the 2004 Washington and Lee University Summer Scholars Program and chemistry at the 2004 National Science Foundation Water Chemistry and Microbiology Summer Program. Hasan spent the Summer of 2005 participating in The Center for Behavioral Neurosciences Institute on Neuroscience. There he wrote the scientific paper Stress May Alter the Presence of CRF in the Pontine Nucleus of Male Syrian Hamsters. Hasan plans to study physics at Harvard University in the fall.