Press release

Masergy Announces Spring 2019 STEM College Scholarship Winner

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a leading provider of innovative Managed
, Cloud
, and Managed
solutions, has named Krystal Horton as the company’s fourth
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) College
Scholarship Fund winner. The 17-year-old student attending Western
Center Academy High School in Hemet, California, was chosen among a pool
of applicants who submitted their innovations via Twitter with the
#MasergySTEMscholarship hashtag. Horton’s submission on Twitter
attracted the judges’ attention with a focus on helping to research a
cure for Alzheimer’s patients.

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Masergy’s STEM Scholarship Winner Krystal Horton (Photo: Business Wire)

Masergy’s STEM Scholarship Winner Krystal Horton (Photo: Business Wire)

“Krystal’s research demonstrates the extent to which today’s students
are focusing on how to develop tomorrow’s groundbreaking solutions,”
said James Parker, CEO at Masergy. “We are excited to have the
opportunity to support her ongoing research through our STEM contest.”

This marks the fourth year of Masergy’s STEM scholarship and the first
time the program leveraged social media to expand the opportunities for
young innovators to apply.

“It’s an honor to be selected for this prestigious award,” said Krystal.
“I’m committed to continuing my work on developing innovative technology
solutions with real-world applications, and with Masergy’s generous
support, I’ll be able to do that.”

Horton created a homemade electroencephalograph (EEG) and several other
devices to help treat Alzheimer’s Disease based on animal model research
by Dr. Li-Huei Tsai at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her
EEG was able to measure changes in gamma wave production, and it serves
as a proof of concept that may be used for treatments in the future.

Masergy will also soon be announcing the launch of the Fall 2019 program
to earn a STEM-related scholarship from their

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