Bishop Stang Honors Biology students presented projects at the regional science fair where 7 of the 9 projects qualified to compete in the upcoming State-wide fair being held at M.I.T. and 6 of those 7 projects were recognized with special honors.
These Honors Biology students were challenged to design a project following the scientific method. Controlled experimentation was conducted with clearly defined independent and dependent variables. Tayden Shaw-Nelson and Ella Pacheco presented “Earth against Erosion” and won the Association for Women Geoscientists Award; Sam Miller and Matthew Cavanaugh presented “Copper Leaching and its Impact on the Ecosystem” and won the U.S. Stockholm Water Environment Federation Award. Sophia Beard also won this award with her presentation of “Sandy Point Water Pollution”. Katelyn Silva and Ava Cambra presented “The Effects of Light on Chemical Reaction”. Alisha Nagpal presented “ Tiny Titans: Can Nanoparticles Neutralize E.Coli Bacteria?” and received the Biophysical Society Award. Holland Erickson presented “Different Types of Materials Against Wave Erosion” and won the U.S. Metric Association Award. And finally, Sean Reis won the Citizens for Citizens, Inc. Award for his presentation on “Improving Hydroelectric Power”. Way to go students, Mrs. Donna Habershaw and the entire Bishop Stange Science Department!
(Pictured Left to Right: (back row) Ella Pacheco, Tayden Shaw-Nelson, Sophia Berard, Bella Caldwell, Sophie Caldwell, Sam Miller, Matthew Cavenaugh. (front row) Katelyn Silva, Ava Cambra, Alisha Nagpal, Sen Reis, Iliana Marshall. (not pictured) Holland Erickson.)