FHS conducts annual Science Fair

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On Wednesday, Jan. 16, Friendswood High School hosted its annual science fair. Ninth and twelfth-graders participated in the fair, located in the school’s library. Throughout the morning, students presented their projects as more than 20 judges made their rounds and scored their work.

Winners were announced following the judging.

In the ninth-grade division, biological category, the winners placed as follows: Jake Cipolla and Shelby McKee (1st place), Daniel and David Goolsby (1st place), Elle and Elaina Moss (2nd place), Maryam Siddiqi (3rd place), Connor Gibson and Audrey Weakley (4th place), Grace Enochs (5th place), and Grace Etzel and Brianna Hernandez (Honorable Mention).

In the ninth-grade division, physical category, the winners placed as follows: Ava Bourg and Ashlie Mai (1st place), Jaiden Patel (2nd place), Ty Brantley (3rd place), and Lauren Epperson (Honorable Mention).

In the twelfth-grade division, biological category, the winners placed as follows: Aly Knowles (1st place), Meghan Flanagan (2nd place), and Praditha Boppanna (3rd place).

In the twelfth-grade division, physical category, the winners placed as follows: Anushka Jetly (1st place) and Troy Dutton and Nicholas Posluszny (2nd place).

Overall Senior Division winners were Anushka Jetly (1st place) and Aly Knowles (2nd place).

Overall Ninth-Grade Division winners were Ava Bourg and Ashlie Mai (1st place) and Daniel and Goolsby (2nd place).

The students will advance to the Galveston Science and Engineering Fair on Feb. 9 and the Science and Engineering Fair of Houston on Feb. 23.

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Senior Anushka Jetly stands with her first-place project "A Novel Machine Learning Approach To Detecting Middle Ear Abnormalities Using a Smartphone-Based Tympanometer."

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Senior Aly Knowles stands with her first-place project "Procrastination Versus Perceived Consequences."