Kavya Bhat of grade 12, NPS HSR has been accepted into the Summer Science Program, an intensive 5-week program for research in biochemistry and astrophysics. It is co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and is a very sought after summer program for high school students. Kavya will be doing research in astrophysics, charting the orbits of near earth asteroids with 35 other students from around the world. Kavya was also one of the 15 finalists among 5600 participants in the Breakthrough Junior Challenge 2020. It is a global video making competition on complex science topics. She was declared the regional winner of India.