Patrick participates in Science Fairs and competes in basketball, hockey, baseball, golf, and track.
Why did you enter the Young Scientist Challenge?
My brothers both entered the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge. My brother Dustin was a national finalist and he challenged me to come up with a better idea than he had. I think I did!
What is your favorite invention of the last 100 years, and why?
The scientific method allows me to mix facts and hunches and create ideas that are unique.
In 15 years I hope to be...
I would like to be an engineer inventor. I like to solve problems, and it would be great to solve problems using science!