Four Students from the Environmental Sciences Magnet School at Mary Hooker take home top CT State Science Fair Awards!

Four Students from the Environmental Sciences Magnet School at Mary Hooker take home top CT State Science Fair Awards

 
 
Four out of a team of seven (see picture )from ESM Hooker were awarded top prizes at the CT Science Fair.
 
Seven students from the Environmental Sciences Magnet School at Mary Hooker in Hartford, CT, participated in the 66th annual Connecticut State Science and Engineering Fair at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT. Students were selected for one of 600 spaces at the fair out of over 1,000 entries state-wide. Out of the 600 hundred projects, 33 were from Hartford area schools, 18 projects were from Hartford public schools. Environmental Sciences Magnet School represented four out of the six projects that went on to finals from Hartford Public Schools. Students went through two rounds of judging to compete for awards including cash prizes and scholarships. Finalists received the following awards at a special ceremony:
 
Ronan Levy- 8th Grade
Project: Too Nutritious! 
·         Alexion Biotechnology Awards— Finalist-Biotechnology
 
Hunter Rego-7th Grade
Project: Effect of Quantum on Plants
·         Pfizer Life Sciences Awards— Finalist – Life Sciences
·         CASE Urban School Challenge Awards with Bristol-Myers Squibb & Travelers-Middle School Finalist
 
Ben Valigorsky-8th grade
Project: Algae-Gro!
·         Alexion Biotechnology Awards— 4th Place overall Biotechnology
 
Taylor Marchand-8th grade
Project: Climate Change vs. Mussels: Unfiltered!
·         CASE Urban School Challenge Awards with Bristol-Myers Squibb & Travelers3rd Place Middle School
·         Pfizer Life Sciences Awards— Finalist – Life Sciences
·         Fred Bailey Memorial Award for innovative research- Hartford Urban Middle School Project
·         Yale Peabody Museum Award
 
Taylor and Hunter from ESM Hooker with their awards at the CT Science Fair.
 
Contact:  Kirsten Devlin, Science Coach  860 695 3825
 

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