Miami Beach Senior High student Rebecca Rauch-Thane, 14, received a scholarship from Florida International University based on her science fair project, where she proved there is soil contamination in Virginia Key/Key Biscayne by testing the coconut water from coconuts in the area for heavy metals.
Miami Beach Senior High student Rebecca Rauch-Thane, 14, received a scholarship from Florida International University based on her science fair project, where she proved there is soil contamination in Virginia Key/Key Biscayne by testing the coconut water from coconuts in the area for heavy metals. PATRICK FARRELL MIAMI HERALD STAFF
Miami Beach Senior High student Rebecca Rauch-Thane, 14, received a scholarship from Florida International University based on her science fair project, where she proved there is soil contamination in Virginia Key/Key Biscayne by testing the coconut water from coconuts in the area for heavy metals. PATRICK FARRELL MIAMI HERALD STAFF

14-year-old Miami Beach student with scientific mind wins full FIU scholarship

April 27, 2015 11:41 AM