Hickman High School junior Saathvik Kannan received a prize of $50,000 for his research working to model mutations in the mpox virus.

Kannan, 17, won one of two Regeneron Young Scientist Awards in the 2023 Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair, according to a news release. The competition, held last week in Dallas, is the largest precollege science and engineering fair in the world and received applicants from 49 states and 64 countries.

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