The 2019 Lowcountry Regional Science and Engineering Fair was held Tuesday, April 09, 2019 at the College center in the Trident Tech campus. A total of 79 students participated showing off their wonderful projects in science, engineering and math. Congratulations to all of our winners, this list of which can be accessed at http://lhsm.cofc.edu/lowcountry-science-fair/index.php.
The top winners this year included:
Landon Burn from St. Andrew’s School of Math and Science won the award for Junior 1 Division (5th and 6th grades). Basketball players were tested on their short-term memory in Landon’s project titled “Put Your Short-term Memory to the Test under the supervision of Ms, Jennifer Wood.
Walker Hussey under the supervision of Ms. Angie Alves at the East Cooper Charter Montessori won the award for Junior 2 Division (7th and 8th grades). His project titled “Testing for Quenchents” was on his research on 52100 grade steel. The steel was heat treated and quenched in two different types of quenchents to test its strength and flexibility.
Ishraq Haque at the Academic Magnet High School presented his “Novel Arsenic Filtration System for Low-income Families in Bangladesh” to win the award for Senior 1 Division (9th and 10th grades). His project received attention and admiration from various environmentalists in the locality.
The winner for Senior 3 Division (11th and 12th grades) was Tatiyana Adkins at the Palmetto Scholars Academy, who has done her research under her teacher Dr. Dina Moseley. She won the award for her spectacular study on the “Effects of Maternal Marijuana on Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: Withdrawal and Treatment”
The overall winners at the Senior Divisions, Tatiyana Adkins and Ishraq Haque, will travel to Phoenix, AZ to present their projects at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.
Thank you to all students, teachers, parents and judges that participated, encouraging STEM minds!