New Haven Students Shine at Connecticut Science Fair!

 
Congratulations to students who entered projects in the Connecticut State Science Fair, held this month at Quinnipiac University.
 
Awardees on March 16 include:
 
-Maya Geradi, 7th grader at Worthington Hooker for “Flouride Free Water”, awarded 1st place in Life science 7th grade, 1st place Middle School Urban School Challenge, and Talcott Mountain Center Founder’s Award in Middle School Life Science
 
-Lauren Low 8th grader at Engineering & Science University Magnet School for “Evaluating Lead Levels of Water in Older Homes”, awarded 5th place Physical Science 8th grade Individual, Finalist Middle School Urban Schools Challenge, and Top project Environmental/Energy from New Haven.
 
-Noah Powell, 8th grader Worthington Hooker for “Degrading DNA”, awarded Finalist Middle School Urban Schools Challenge, and 3rd Place Biotechnology 7th grade.
 
-Brian Brigham, 8th grader Betsy Ross Arts Magner for “Earth, Wind, and Fire”, awarded  Finalist Middle School Urban Schools Challenge , Finalist Physical Science 8th grade.
 
-Gabrielle Christofor 7th grader at Betsy Ross Arts Magnet for “Composting Bannan Peels”, awarded  Finalist Middle School Urban Schools Challenge .
 
 Other entries were Jano Gonzales, Jordan Groves from Betsy Ross, Ewelina Zambrzycka & Yara Hosny from Hill Career High, and William Benoit, Charles Orr & Quincy Ponvert from Worthington Hooker.
 
 Reminder that over 250 projects will be on display at Yale Commons for the 19th annual New Haven Science Fair May 15 & 16, with judging taking place Wednesday, May 15th and the  awards ceremony May 16th at 6:30 pm at Woolsey Hall. Represented will be students from preK through grade 12, from over 30 New Haven Public Schools from over 8000 students who have worked on science fair projects this past year.