SVGS Research Students in Regional Science Fair

Students have recently presented their projects at the science fair at JMU on March 9.

Two students have moved on to the state level:

Ella Thomasson –  mathematics project entitled “The Optimal Strategy for Raking Leaves of Varying Density in a One-Dimensional Area”

Fiona McGhee – plant science project entitled “Implications of Laundry Greywater on Soil and Plant Health”. 

All winners are listed below:

Category AWARD School First author
First name
First author
First name
Secind author
First name
Secind author
First name
Title
Computer Science and Mathematics 1 Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School Ella Thomasson The Optimal Strategy for Raking Leaves of Varying Density in a One-Dimensional Area
Plant Science 2+ Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School Fiona McGhee Implications of laundry greywater on soil and plant health
Chemistry 2 Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School Ayden Jones Rylee Shank Testing the Effectiveness of Common Chemicals Found in Sunscreen
Chemistry 2 Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School Gabriela Niculescu Manganese Oxide as a Candidate to form an Entropy Stabilized Oxide
Computer Science and Mathematics 2 Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School Olivia Yurish Effectiveness of a Minimum Based on Product Demand and Cost-Effectiveness
Earth and Planetary Science
Energy and Transportation
2 Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School Caroline Miller Maximizing Thermophotovoltaic (TPV) Cell Efficiency
Environmental Science B 2 Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School Caroline Godette A Comparison of Carbon Dioxide Production Oil Degradation of Acetobacter aeromonas and Micrococcus luteus
Environmental Science C 2 Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School Selah Wangler Paige Baucom The Study of the Effect of Buffers on Macroinvertebrates and Water Quality of Long Meadow Run
Medicine and Health 2 Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School Ashley Morani Effect of Carbohydrates in Sports Drinks on Heart Rate and Blood Pressure on Female High School Soccer Players
Microbiology 2 Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School Madeline Barber Avery Nguyen Effect of Toothpaste on Oral Flora
Environmental Science C 3 Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School Alex Sahagun Will Jones Carbon Absorption of Oceanic Photo-synthesizers
Environmental Science A 3 Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School Ezekial Esteban Wesley Siemers A Study of Manure and Macros of Naked Creek

Other students receiving special awards are listed below:

Special
AWARD LIST
(envelopes)
School First Name Last Name Partner
First
Name
Partner
Last
Name
Society for In Vitro Biology Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School Sabrina Liskey Alyissa Staples
VA Dental Association Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School Bob Chappell
VA Dental Association $100 Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School Madeline Barber Avery Nguyen
VA Lakes & Watersheds Assoc SENIOR $50 Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School Selah Wangler Paige Baucom
U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize/VWEA  $75 Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School Henry Fosnocht Jason Chan
U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize/VWEA  $150 Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School Olivia Long
American Water Works Association $100 Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School Selah Wangler Paige Baucom

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