Canyon Crest Academy freshman Emily Kogan attended the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Boston, MA, based on her passion for science and technology. She was nominated by astronaut Buzz Aldrin, known as the second man to walk on the moon. During the three-day conference Emily joined students from across the country and listened to lectures from notable scientists on their research. The scientific gathering also gave her the opportunity to learn from about cutting-edge advances in the field of technology. “Students like Emily Kogan are our future and she deserves all the mentoring and guidance we can give her,” said National Academy of Future Scientists and Technologists Executive Director Richard Rossi. For more information visit