It was another great night at the regional science fair awards for Saint Edward’s Upper School! Despite a significantly more modest number of participants from Saint Edward’s, we earned 50% of the state bids. Our state bid winners are Kiran Arain, Lily Strauss, Katie Croom and Emma Fini.
Saint Edward’s students also earned 75% of all scholarship awards, including nine $80,000 scholarships to FIT (Kiran Arain, Zayna Shaikh, Cristina Pines, Thomas Baker, Mei Bao-He, Ivy Yang, Riley Kesterson, Ella Provancher, and Emma Fini) and three $72,000 scholarships to FIT (Lily Strauss, Wil Blackburn and Ashby Taylor).
Katie Croom earned the Biology Award from IRSC for $13,500 and Ella Provancher and Riley Kesterson earned the Mathematics Award for $6000.
Additional awards include:
Chapman Award - Kiran Arain
Water & Pollution Award - Thomas Baker
Meteorological Award - Thomas Baker
Mu Alpha Theta - Wil Blackburn
Yale Science and Engineering - Mei Bao-He and Ivy Yang
Stockholm Junior Water Prize - Emma Fini
Naval Research Award - Katie Croom
All of our Upper School scientists placed either 1st or 2nd in their category!
Special thanks go to Dr. LP who was instrumental in many of these award-winning projects. Also thanks to Mr. Leonhardt, Mr. Les "Science" Rogers, and Dr. LP for volunteering their time at the fair this past weekend.