Congratulations to a successful Science and Engineering Fair of Houston (SEFH) for FJH students February 26 – 28. 19 Students participated in the competition and 9 of them will advance to the Texas State competition at the end of March. All students who placed 1, 2, or 3 are eligible to advance. Science teacher and mentor Corinne Nemitz was named a nominee for SEFH teacher of the year.
Science and Engineering Fair of Houston Participants Advancing to State:
1. Jake Burke and Neelesh Gupta, 7th graders won 3rd place in Animal Science Category with project “The Effects of Non- Ionizing Radiation on Aquatic Biota.”
2. Evan Rosenthal, 8th grader won 2nd place in Behavioral/Social Sciences with project “Driving Dangers of Digital Distractions.” Also winning Gulf Coast Safety & Training Group, 1st place.
3. Keshav Ramchandran, 7th grader won 1st place in Chemistry with project “What are Ferrates? Do we need them?”
4. Xavier Carbone-Larson, 7th grader won 1st place in Computer Science “Drone Soars: The Phantom Measurements.”
5. Christine Chacko, 7th grader won 1st place in Earth/Space Sciences with project “Barometric Vs. Doppler Weather Prediction of a Specific Location.”
6. Zeke Bickham, 8th grader won 1st place in Physics and Astronomy with project “Magnetic Motion.”