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Regional Science and Engineering Fair 2018

January 29 - February 1, 2018

State Tournament in Athens, Georgia - March 22 - 24, 2018

 

Awards:

Best in Show:

Senior:
Methylation of Effector Genes in Artificially Activated T Cells – Columbus – Priyanka Parikh

Junior:
Plants vs. Pesticides – Aaron Cohn – Kendall Simmons

Special Award:

Presented by Dr. Raj Alappan of Renal Associates for projects in Biochemistry, Biomedical & Health Sciences, and/or Cellular and Molecular Biology
Senior: $300 - Methylation of Effector Genes in Artificially Activated T Cells – Columbus – Priyanka Parikh
Junior: $200 - The Impact of Gel Nail Polish on Pulse Oximetry – Richards – Savannah Chai

Projects Advancing to State competition:

Animal Sciences
Middle:
1st - The Effect of Magnetism on the Regeneration of Planaria – Blackmon - Abhinn Vegesna
Behavioral & Social Sciences
Middle:
1st – Healthy Choices – Aaron Cohn – Savannah Thompson
Biomedical & Health Sciences
Middle:
1st - The Impact of Gel Nail Polish on Pulse Oximetry – Richards – Savannah Chai
High
1st – Maybe It Isn't Your Contacts – Brookstone – Dylan Wright
Cellular & Molecular Biology
Middle
1st – Microwave Kills? – St. Anne Pacelli – Lilly Rae Hinton
High:
1st - Methylation of Effector Genes in Artificially Activated T Cells – Columbus – Priyanka Parikh
2nd – The Relationship of a Fruit's Size and the Amount of DNA – Columbus – Ajay Pathakamuri
Chemistry
Middle:
1st – Whitening Toothpaste: Which Works Best for You? – Double Churches – Riley Mullen
2nd – Do You Want this Sugar In You? – Double Churches – Kannon Wells
Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Computer Science
Middle:
1st – Child Hacker – St. Anne Pacelli – Charlotte Parker
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Middle:
1st – Plants vs. Pesticides – Aaron Cohn – Kendall Simmons
Energy: Physical
Middle:
1st – Rooftop Gardens: Are They a Cool Idea? – Blackmon Road – Tulsi Desai
2nd – Solar Vibrations – Veterans – Andre's Urbina
Engineering Mechanics
Middle:
1st – The Best Angle to Launch a Rubber Band – Richards – Will Pyron
2nd – How Does a Boat's Shape Affect Its Speed? – Blackmon Road – Matthew McDermott
3rd – Need for Speed: Do the Design Features of Cars Affect Their Aerodynamic Abilities? – Richards – Samuel Vaillancourt
High:
1st – Rubble vs. Riddell: The Art of Preventing Concussions – Brookstone – Cayden Sturges
Environmental Engineering
Middle:
1st – Decomposition of Organic Plastic vs. Petroleum Based Plastic – Blackmon Road – Tanay Pathakamuri
2nd – How Clean is the Water We Drink? – Blackmon Road – Hannah Stubbs
Materials Science
Middle:
1st – Is Copper the Best Metal Conductor? – Blackmon Road – Ray Toma
High:
1st – Biodegradable Waterproofing Methods Using Eggshells and Membranes – Brookstone – Madison McDaniel
Mathematics
Middle:
1st – What's Poppin – Veterans –Claire Cahalan
Microbiology
Middle:
1st – Which Disinfectant Should You Trust? – St. Anne Pacelli – Zoe Zwickey
2nd – Communal Water Sterility – Aaron Cohn – Elise Madison Jones
Plant Sciences
Middle:
1st – Which Fertilizer Works Best on Rye Grass? – Brookstone – Josiah Ward

Robotics & Intelligent Machines
Middle:
1st – Can a Simple Circuit reliably Tell if a Tomato is Ripe? – Blackmon Road – Aiden Townsend