Luisa Mercado, right, a student from Da Vinci School for Science and The Arts in El Paso, Texas, explains her team’s project May 11, 2018, to Lori Cordell-Meikle, chief of Internal Review for Huntsville Center, as part of the Innovative System Project for the Increased Recruitment of Emerging STEM Students at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Mercado, who served as a community engagement activity leader for her team, stands next to Sebastian Contreras, the team’s project manager.