Travis High School Student Places Second in Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge

Mehaa Amirthalingam.

FORT BEND ISD (Covering Fort Bend News) – Mehaa Amirthalingam, a freshman in the Global Studies Academy at Travis High School, came in as the second-place winner in the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge.

Mehaa was recognized for her innovative idea of a novel toilet flushing system that uses both freshwater and grey water. In late October, Mehaa was invited to ring the New York Stock Exchange closing bell along with the first-place winner of the 3M Young Scientist Challenge.