SRP Hard Work Culminates in Regional Science Fair Succcess

By: Dagney Palmer
On March 17th, 2011, seventeen Tuscarora ninth and tenth graders participated in the Loudoun County Regional Science Fair at Woodgrove High School. The participants from Tuscarora were chosen as category winners at the Tuscarora Science Fair in February for their extraordinary science projects. They competed against 9-12 grade students from high schools all over Loudoun County.
The list of participants and the awards they won at the regional fair are as follows:
Ipshita Bose – Federal Water Quality Association (Honorable Mention),
3rd place winner for the Geological Society of Washington
Stockholm Junior Water Prize
Mary Douglas – Energy and Transportation Category Winner (Honorable Mention)
CIA Award with tour of CIA Headquarters
Sargent Welch VWR Future Scientist Award
Benjamin Furhmann – Northern Virginia Dental Society Category Winner
Sargent Welch VWR Future Scientist Award
Sarah Hilado – Sargent Welch VWR Future Scientist Award
Edward Hill IV – 2nd place Cellular and Molecular Biology Category Winner of $75
Sargent Welch VWR Future Scientist Award
Daniel Kavanaugh – 3rd place Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Category Winner of $50
CIA Award with tour of CIA Headquarters
Northern Virginia Dental Society Engineering Award
Preston Phillips – Honorable Mention Behavioral and Social Science Category winner
Tyler Raffensperger – Aspiring Scientist Award of $100
Natalie Rosas – Tuscarora “Best of Fair” Winner
George Washington University Young Scientist Award of $100
Sargent Welch VWR Future Scientist Award
Dylan Saunders – Sargent Welch VWR Future Scientist Award
Yuna Miyamoto
Dagney Palmer
Jenny Klug
Nick McCord
Julia Cline
Peter Sotos
Nicole Jones
These students will have the opportunity to participate in the Independent Science Research course their senior year.