$2,500 Third Place Winner
Student Research Foundation
Algonac Jr/Sr High School - Algonac, MI
Class of 2019
Noah Brejnak, a 2019 graduate of Algonac Junior/Senior High School, Algonac, MI is currently enrolled at the University of Michigan – Dearborn. Early intervention helped Noah who was diagnosed with Autism learn how to tolerate the world around him.
Noah credits his determination to persevere with his success and describes his journey as “Repetition, Frustration, Repetition, Frustration, Repetition….Information, Connections, Recall, Knowledge, Intelligence, Light!” Through his personal struggle, he has a deep understanding of the inner workings of this syndrome. Noah and his brother started a community group and use their knowledge to help parents of children with Autism alleviate their fears and provide hope for their families.