Alburuj R. Rahman, a junior at Whetstone High School, has been selected to receive the Ohio Academy of Science Governor's Award for Excellence in Biotechnology.

Alburuj R. Rahman, a junior at Whetstone High School, has been selected to receive the Ohio Academy of Science Governor's Award for Excellence in Biotechnology.

He is one of 12 outstanding STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) students recognized for demonstrating excellence in student research. Thegovernor's award for includes a $750 college scholarship.

STEM students presented their research projects at State Science Day earlier this year.

A panel of 50 industry, government and academic professionals judged the projects.