Twin sisters Emma Simmons and Sarah Simmons both won awards at the Society for Science’s Broadcom MASTERS STEM competition held in Washington, DC at the Kennedy Center on November 1, 2022.

Emma was the recipient of an Engineering Award, and Sarah was given the “Rising Star” Award for Science and Engineering. Emma and Sarah are 13 years old and in eighth grade at Mother Seton School in Emmitsburg.

The twin sisters engineered the “Portable Bronchodilator System for Equine Respiratory Disease,” a portable method to dispense asthma medication to horses.

The Simmons twins were the sole representatives from Maryland at the national STEM competition.

Share →