Friendswood Junior High students placed in the Galveston County Science and Engineering Fair held recently.

“These students have invested countless hours on their projects since September. We are very proud of them!” FJH science teacher Jenny Dixon said.​

Overall, FJH’s prizes totaled $980 in cash and value.

​ Those receiving first place awards include the following: Carson Collins in Biochemistry/Mircrobiology (certificate, trophy, $20); Pradhitha Boppana in Botany/Plant Sciences (certificate, trophy, $20) and in Life Sciences Division ($40 and Sea Camp tuition valued at $800); Ryan Peplinski in Environmental Sciences (certificate, trophy, $20); and Zeke Bickham in Physical Sciences Division ($40).

Second place winners include the following: Ryan Peplinski in Physical Sciences Division ($20); Zeke Bickham in Engineering (certificate, trophy, $10); and Kai Wharton in Environmental Sciences (certificate, trophy, $10).

Third place awards were given to the following: Toan Van in Environmental Sciences (certificate, trophy) and Alex Carbone-Larson in Zoology (certificate, trophy).

Three students received Honorable Mention awards for their science projects and received certificates. These students are Kaitlyn Smith in Behavioral/Social Sciences, Blake Propst in Engineering, and Austin Cloyd in Physics and Astronomy.