2020 Chicago Brain Bee Summary

2020 Chicago Brain Bee

The day-long event this Saturday, February 8, presented the 55 high school students with the opportunity to interact with current Lake Forest students and understand their research and tour the new Lillard Science Center.

Later in the day, the top 11 finalists took the stage and competed for their chance at winning the title of 2020 Chicago Brain Bee recipient. This year’s bee was thrilling to watch and the participants demonstrated high levels of mastery of brain facts.

This marked the fourth year that the College’s chapter of Nu Rho Psi, a national neuroscience honor society, planned the event.

The 2020 Chicago Brain Bee winners were as follows:  

First place: Monika Narain, Illinois Math and Science Academy 
Second place: Courtney Redey, Neuqua Valley High School
Third place: Shrusti Jain, Adlai Stevenson High School

Meet the 2020 Chicago Brain Bee Champion, Monika Narain