SHS & AMS students earn multiple science awards; Advance to state, national science fairs

Science Fair Winners

Excellence in science!  SHS students Aaron Wan, Michael Lu, Jessica Yan, and Zykiara Rogers hauled in 12 awards combined at the Region V Mississippi Engineering and Science Fair, including three 1st place awards and Best of Fair.  Aaron and Michael advanced to the Intel International Science Fair will all four students advanced to the state fair.  Michael was awarded Best in Fair wihle Aaron was awarded 1st alternate.  Michael, Aaron and Jessica placed first in their respective divisons.  

AMS student Gordon Welch earned Best of Fair, and he was awarded for first place for his botany project.  AMS students Sanjhbati Murkurjee, Lila Counterman, Tessa Luke, and Brieh Magbaunua also earned first place honors.  

Michael Lu, 1st Place Level 4 Computer Science & Math; Intel Award; Naval Science Award; Best of Fair, Intel International Science Fair

Aaron Wan, 1st Place Level 4 Microbiology; Yale Science and Engineering Most Outstanding Exhibit; 1st Alternate Best of Fair, Intel International Science Fair

Jessica Yan, 1st Place Level 4 Engineering; NOAA's Award; Women Geoscientist Award

Zykiara Rogers, 2nd Place Level 5 Medicine & Health 

Gordon Welch, Best of Fair & 1st Place Botany

Sanjhbati Murkurjee, 1st Place Organic Chemistry

Lila Counterman, 1st Place Animal Science

Tessa Luke, 1st Place Robotics

Brieh Magbanua, 1st Place Biochemistry

Vivek Nagarajan, Early Inventor Award & 3rd Place Physics