FHS Science and Engineering Fair of Houston Success

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FHS-SEFHSeven Friendswood High School students successfully participated in the 57th annual Science and Engineering Fair of Houston held at the University of Houston on Saturday, February 27.

The award ceremony was held at the University of Houston on Sunday, February 28.  Over 900 students from 118 districts participated with these students representing 12 regional fairs.  Over 500 professionals from the Houston area served as judges for the fair.

Name Project Title Project Category
Andrew Cianciolo UV Light Will Take Your Sight Medicine & Health
Jared Janak Coil Gun Fun: An Engineering Project to Increase Coil Gun Efficiency Engineering: Electrical & Mechanical
Brian Ninan Effect of Fruit Juices in the Stomach on Medications Medicine & Health
Sarah Palmer Watts in the Wind IV Engineering: Electrical & Mechanical
Vasu-Sidhant Poore The Effect of UV Radiation on Yeast and Thale Cress DNA Biochemistry & Microbiology
Madeleine Thompson Small Shrimp, Big Bucks – A Cost Effective Approach to Making a Regenerative Artemia Culture Animal Sciences
Jaden Walker Cold Computation II Computer Sciences

FHS Senior Division Special Awards-
Andrew Cianciolo- 1st place- Health Physics Society
Andrew Cianciolo- Houston Astronomical Society Award
Sarah Palmer- Finalist- Houston Museum of Natural Science Internship
Sarah Palmer- Sam Houston Area Council Award
Madeleine Thompson- Jacobs Explorer Award
Sarah Palmer-2nd place- Society of Petroleum Engineers

FHS Senior Division Place Awards:
Madeleine Thompson was awarded 2nd place in Animal Sciences
Sarah Palmer was awarded 2nd place in Engineering: Electrical & Mechanical

Madeleine Thompson and Sarah Palmer will now advance to the Texas Science and Engineering Fair in San Antonio from April 1-2.