Mt. Hope student innovators are ‘Go For Launch’

With a plan to cure cancer using a tiny box of flies, Mt. Hope students win a regional STEM competition

By Christy Nadalin
Posted 11/14/19

The first weekend in November, four local high school students, including freshman Shivani Mehta and sophomores Mikayla Hudon, Kristiana Cabral and Aditi Mehta, took one step closer to launching into …

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