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HuffPost Teen's '18 Under 18' Of 2012! (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.09.2013 | Teen

It's been an amazing year for young people, and here at HuffPost Teen, we've been inspired by watching many of them dominate in fields ranging from entertainment to science to technology to sports -- and beyond.

LOOK: The People Who Give Obama Hope

Posted 09.08.2012 | Good News

We had an, umm, somewhat emotional response to President Obama's speech at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night. Remember that part ab...

The Most Impressive Graduates In The Class Of 2012

Business Insider | Posted 07.05.2012 | Teen

The kids on this list will blow your mind. They're only 17 or 18 years old, but most of them have already accomplished more than many of us do in our ...

The Trouble With Genius

Michael Meade, D.H.L. | Posted 08.04.2012 | Home
Michael Meade, D.H.L.

More than raw talent or simple ability, genius gives a person their unique way of viewing the world. The inner genius holds the keys to understanding the innate style and implicit purpose set within each life.

It's Scholarship Season -- Helping Graduates and Preserving Memories

Meryl Ain, Ed.D. | Posted 07.15.2012 | Education
Meryl Ain, Ed.D.

In these difficult economic times where discretionary funds are diminishing, a scholarship, no matter how small, can enhance the life of a young person. It also carries on the living memory of a loved one.

WATCH: Teen Uses Piano To Invent Landmine Detector

Posted 04.03.2012 | Teen

Meet Marian Bechtel. She's a 17-year-old pianist, scientist, 2012 Intel Talent Search finalist, and passionate anti-war activist. Oh, and a normal hig...

Whoa. Teen Wins $100,000 Science Prize!

The Huffington Post | Marissa Piazzola | Posted 03.15.2012 | Teen

An amazing high school senior's research is making waves in the science community this week -- and may impact in the future of cancer treatment. 17-ye...

Celebrating Learning, Teaching, and Parenting On Presidents' Day

Meryl Ain, Ed.D. | Posted 04.17.2012 | Education
Meryl Ain, Ed.D.

While the racial gap has been shrinking, there is a widening achievement gap between affluent and poor students that is threatening to weaken education's equalizing effects.

Amazing Teen Innovators Honored At White House Science Fair!

Posted 02.10.2012 | Home

It's no secret that we love stories of amazing teens here at HuffPost High School. So naturally, we're pretty thrilled about what a fantastic year 20...

Once-Homeless Science Wiz Moves Into New Home

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.30.2012 | New York

BAY SHORE, N.Y. -- A New York teen who was living at a homeless shelter when she was picked as a semifinalist in a prestigious national science compet...

Homeless Teen Attends State Of The Union

Posted 01.25.2012 | New York

Samantha Garvey-- the Long Island high school student nominated as a semi-finalist for the prestigious Intel science award while she and her family we...

Homeless Science Whiz Knocked Out Of Scientist Contest

AP | Posted 03.26.2012 | Science

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. — A New York high school student who attracted national attention after it was reported that she was living in a homeless shelte...

Homeless N.Y. Science Whiz Receives $50,000 Scholarship

AP | Posted 03.20.2012 | Home

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. -- The accolades continue for a homeless New York teen who's a semifinalist in a prestigious national science contest. Brentwood High...

David Ramirez

Homeless Latina Science Competition Semifinalist Finds Inspiration In Family's Setbacks

HuffingtonPost.com | David Ramirez | Posted 01.20.2012 | Latino Voices

New York -- America is slowly taking notice of the inspirational details that mark the life of a young woman from Long Island named Samantha Garvey, w...

Homeless Science Whiz Invited to State Of Union

AP | Posted 01.17.2012 | Science

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. -- A homeless New York teen who's a semifinalist in a prestigious national science contest has been invited to watch President Barack ...

High School Student Discovers Potential Cancer Cure

Posted 01.15.2012 | Home

While it may not have been a typical extra-curricular activity, 17-year-old Angela Zhang's after school project may change the world. Zhang has been m...

Homeless Teen Up For Prestigious Science Prize Gets House

AP | By FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 03.15.2012 | New York

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. -- Samantha Garvey and her family had been living in a shelter for several days when they got word the 17-year-old aspiring marine bio...

Homeless Teen Honored In Prestigious Science Competition

AP | Frank Eltman | Posted 03.14.2012 | Home

By Associated Press BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) -- Samantha Garvey and her family had been living in a Long Island shelter for several days when they got ...

Homeless Teen Is Semifinalist In Prestigious Science Competition

Wall Street Journal | Posted 01.12.2012 | Home

A 17-year-old homeless teenager from Long Island is a semifinalist of the prestigious national Intel science competition. Samantha Garvey is one of 61...