For the past school year, Summit High juniors Connor and Tristan Huet, who are twins, researched how well different kinds of wood work as water filters.

Across town at Bend High, senior Curran Jacobus spent the year investigating the different ways chemists discover new medicines and how they can be improved.

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Noemi Arellano-Summer is schools, youth and families reporter at the Bulletin. She previously reported on homelessness and the 2020 eviction moratorium with the Howard Center of Investigative Journalism through Boston University. She was raised in Long Beach, California, where she started her journalism career reporting for her high school newspaper. In her free time, she can be found meandering through a bookstore or writing short stories.

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