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Lusher Charter School Graduate Keiana Cave’ Gives TEDx Talk in Spain; Scheduled to be Lusher 2017 Commencement Speaker

Date: June 21st, 2017

Lusher Charter School graduate Keiana Cave’  (’16)  is in the news again! Keiana was a featured speaker at this year’s TEDxEsad talk in Spain earlier this month (PHOTO).
Keiana just completed her Freshman year at the University of Michigan.  She was also recently chosen as one of Forbes 2017  “30 Under 30.” 

Keiana is also scheduled to be the Lusher HIgh School Graduation Commencement Speaker this year on May 22, 6pm at McAlister Auditorium on Tulane’s Campus.  
As a Lusher student, Keiana received 2nd place in the 2015 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for her earth and environmental sciences project. As a result of the work she presented at that fair, the MIT Lincoln Laboratory science lab discovered an asteroid and NASA named it for her.  As a Lusher Senior, Keiana was also invited to participate in a live webinar in Washington DC titled “2016 Black History Month: The Next Generation of Youth Entrepreneurs in STEM Innovation,”  which showcased innovators as they share their motivation to spearhead STEM discoveries for their generation. 

 “We are very proud of Keiana and her accomplishments,” says Lusher CEO Kathy Riedlinger.  “She has proven to be a national leader in STEM, putting into practice the work she mastered in Lusher’s engineering program and is a remarkable young woman who will accomplish great things.”

Watch the TEDxEsad video (Keiana is featured at about the 1:05 and 1:39 mark):
See Keiana’s Forbes profile here:
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