Broward County Science Fair
Congratulations to faculty members Laura Shearer and Diane Enten and the science fair participants. A total of 20 high schools entered 190 projects with 22 projects advancing to State competition. STA captured six of the 22 first place awards! Nine students entered projects, and all students placed. Six of nine students received first place; one, second place; one, third place; and one, fourth place. Additionally, St Thomas received four Special Awards from four different Science, Math and Engineering groups.
FIRST PLACE STUDENTS ADVANCING TO THE STATE COMPETITION:
Lauren Enten (Senior) - Improving Predictive Capabilities of Metastatic Breast Cancer Models Using a GRG Method.
Chad Cerutti (Junior) - The Reduction of Launch Fuel in a Simulated Gravity Driven Rocket Propulsion System (Pictured to the left.)
Julia Besu (Freshman) - Improving Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells Through Temperature Control
Nicole Ferrer (Senior) - Improving Vessel Safety, Stability and Fuel Efficiency with a New Flexible Trim Tab Design
Paige Pokryfke (Junior) - Stimulating Neurotransmission to Improve Standardized Test Scores
Mariam Gonzalez (Senior) – The Corrosion of Coated and Non-Coated Metals