SWW Captures DC STEM Fair Honors

Posted on: March 27th, 2013 by Admin
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SWW students participated in the Earth Day STEM Fair on Saturday, April 6, 2013

SWW won the DC STEM Fair this weekend, making this the third year in a row that SWW has won the fair and sent finalists to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair – and the second year that both DC finalists are SWW students.

1st place Grand Award Winner
Emma Johnson
(School Without Walls High School)
“Effects of Pesticides on Indicator Species in Aquatic Environments”

2nd place Grand Award Winner
Camille Titzell
(School Without Walls High School)
“Small Molecule Inhibition of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Enzyme DXR”

Emma and Camille will be competing in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix, AZ, from May 12-18th.

SWW students placed in and/or won every category they competed in. In addition, seven SWW projects were considered for grand awards, the most of any school.

Animal Sciences
2nd place – Tyler Jackson
(School Without Walls High School)
3rd place – Deborah Secular
(School Without Walls High School)

Behavioral & Social Sciences
1st place – Jasmen Cheese
(School Without Walls High School)

Biochemistry
1st place – Camille Titzell
(School Without Walls High School)

Cellular and Molecular Biology
1st place – Lauryn Mitchell
(School Without Walls High School)
3rd place – Alexander Morales-Sanz
(School Without Walls High School)

Engineering
1st place – Sasha Rickard
(School Without Walls High School)

Environmental Sciences & Management
1st place – Emma Johnson
(School Without Walls High School)
3rd place – Daley Burns
(School Without Walls High School)

Medicine & Health Sciences
1st place – Liyana Ido
(School Without Walls High School)
2nd place – Katherine Truong
(School Without Walls High School)

SWW students were also recognized for their achievements by Children’s Hospital, the American Society for Mechanical Engineers, the US Public Health Service, WASA, the National Aerospace Corporation, and the Washington Statistical Society.

Please congratulate these students for all their hard work and accomplishment!