Over the weekend, young scientists from the area had a chance to showcase their projects during the Northern Virginia Regional Science and Engineer Fair. This year’s winners, which include students from APS middle and high schools, were announced on March 5.
Best in Fair Grand Prize – (Students in this category will compete at the International Science and Engineering Fair in Los Angeles, May 14-19.)
Jacob Hall – H-B Woodlawn: The Effect of Highway Font Type on the Readability of Text Under Blurred Conditions
Fiona Harris – H-B Woodlawn: Temporal, Seasonal and Lunar Influences on the Singing Patterns of Regional Ensifera Species
Virginia State Science Fair – Finalists in grades 9-12 who placed first at the regional level were recommended by the judges to attend the State Science Fair March 24-25 at Virginia Military Institute.
Fiona Harris, H-B Woodlawn; Jacob Hall, H-B Woodlawn; Maya Elby and Mikayla Jones-Vincent, Washington-Lee; Chloe Fugle, H-B Woodlawn; Draken and Jared Garfinkel, Washington-Lee; John Miller, Arlington Tech; David Day, Yorktown; Kaiya Mitchell and Darsey Trudo, Washington-Lee; Zoe Apsel, Yorktown; Margaux Reppert, Washington-Lee; Kathleen Love, Yorktown; Sarah Russell-Hunter, Washington-Lee.
Category Awards – 1st Place
Delia Curran and Hayley King, Williamsburg; Ethan Waldman, Washington-Lee; Fiona Harris, H-B Woodlawn Behavioral and Social SciencesMathilde Leblond, H-B Woodlawn; Ephraim Connor and Cole Snavely, H-B Woodlawn; Jacob Hall, H-B Woodlawn
Maya Elby and Mikayla Jones-Vincent, Washington-Lee
Fiona Williams, Jefferson; Alana McBride, Kenmore; Lynn McGwier, Kenmore; Erin Pfeifer, Washington-Lee; Chloe Fugle, H-B Woodlawn; Draken and Jared Garfinkel, Washington-Lee
Jack Evans, Williamsburg; John Miller, Arlington Tech
Environmental and Earth Science
Timothy Jacob, Adam Stievater, Swanson; Anais Beauvais, Gunston; Sebastian Fugle, Williamsburg; Courtney Hatcher, H-B Woodlawn; James Licato, Swanson; Isabella Check, Yorktown; Sydney Rood, Washington-Lee; Skylar Brodowski, Washington-Lee
Mathematics and Computer Science
David Day, Yorktown; Julia Billera, Washington-Lee; Alexander Fogelson, Yorktown; Ryan Mark, Yorktown
Medicine and Health
Kristen Alleyne, Washington-Lee; Kaiya Mitchell, Darsey Trudo; Washington-Lee; Zoe Apsel, Yorktown; Sarah Murphy, Yorktown
Sydney Barta, Williamsburg; Spencer Lewis, Gunston; Anika Tripathi, Olivia Agolini, Swanson; Noah Portner, Williamsburg; Marguax Reppert, Washington-Lee; Kathleen Love, Yorktown
Physics and Astronomy
Colin Berry, Williamsburg; Alexandra Fall, Swanson; William Graf, Williamsburg; John Speaks, Swanson; Gideon Fenster, Williamsburg; Sophie Finkelstein, Anna Erskine, Swanson; Sophia Grabman, Mirabelle Wetmore, Swanson; Courtney Hanley, Lillian Ullmann, Gunston; Kareena Stowers, Eliana Gilman, Gunston; Leonardo Claure, Yorktown; Greg Curtin, Washington-Lee; Sarah Russell-Hunter, Washington-Lee; Kelton Williams, Washington-Lee
Anuj Khemka, Jefferson; Alexandra Mendelsohn, Williamsburg; Quincy Dowling, Washington-Lee
Broadcom Masters – The Broadcom Masters is a national, online science, technology, engineering, and math competition students in grades 6-8. (Students will compete online against other students across the U.S.)
Delia Curran and Hayley King, Williamsburg; Fiona Williams, Jefferson; Alana McBride, Kenmore; Courtney Hatcher, H-B Woodlawn; James Licato, Swanson; Noah Porter, Williamsburg; John Speaks, Swanson.
For a complete list of winners, click here.