SVGS Research Students Recognized at Regional Science Fair

Fifty -two SVGS research students participated in the 2016 Shenandoah Valley Regional Science Fair sponsored by James Madison University on March 8. The Shenandoah Valley Regional Science Fair is affiliated with the ISEF (International Science and Engineering Fair). Participating localities included: Highland County Bath County Rockbridge County Staunton City Winchester City Page County Harrisonburg City Warren County Shenandoah County Augusta County Rockingham County Frederick County

Each student was required to create an exhibit documenting their research project and participate in a question and answer session. University professors and practicing scientists served as volunteer judges evaluating entries in eighteen categories.

The following Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School students were recognized among this year’s regional science fair winners:

 

Student Category Award
Anthony Randozzo – Gold* in  Animal Science
Zach White – Gold* in Behavioral and Social Science
Taylor Bauer – Silver in Behavioral and Social Science
Damien Wade – Silver in Computer and Mathematical Science
Kennedy Eakin – Silver Earth and Planetary Science
Kayley Campbell -Silver in Environmental Management and Science
Lucy Weidner – Silver in Environmental Management and Science
Carter Fisher – Gold* in Medicine, Health, and Nutrition
Sydney Henriques – Gold* in Microbiology
Brett Hostetler – Silver in Microbiology
Campbell Thompson – Silver in Microbiology

*Gold winners have qualified to compete in the Virginia State Science Fair April 8-9 at VMI.

Special Awards
Sierra Harwley –  United States Air Force Certificate of Achievement
Gillian Payne –  United States Air Force Certificate of Achievement
Kirsten Bauer – Virginia Dental Association Regional Science Award
Sydney Henriques -Virginia Dental Association Regional Science Award
Brett Hostetler -Virginia Dental Association Regional Science Award
Mariah Hoy -Virginia Dental Association Regional Science Award
Jon Paul Rader- Virginia Dental Association Regional Science Award
Mikayla Rush- Virginia Dental Association Regional Science Award
Blair Landram -Virginia Dental Association Regional Science Award
Tara Ingersoll- ASM Materials Education Foundation Award
Ethan Choate- U.S. Metric Association Award
Brandon Lesniak- Intel Excellence in Computer Science Award

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