Alder Science Fair 2019

Alder Science Fair 2019
Posted on 03/14/2019
Thirty-six student competed in the 2019 Alder Science Fair. First-, second-, and third-place ribbons were given to the top projects in six categories. Fifth-grade GT students from the Miller School attended the fair and served as judges for the "People's Choice Award." Judges also awarded medals to the top three projects in the entire fair.

The students will next compete at the Jersey Shore Science Fair on Saturday, March 16th at Stockton University.

Below are the students who were recognized at the awards ceremony:


BOTANY:
1st Place: Thomas Easterday
2nd Place: Faith Pacquing
3rd Place: Macyn Hattman


BEHAVIORAL & SOCIAL SCIENCE:
1st Place: Carrie Chen
2nd Place: CJ Ford
3rd Place: Jordan Fernandez


COMPUTERS and ENGINEERING:
1st Place: Salaar Iftikhar
2nd Place: Jonathan Joseph
3rd Place: Vaughn Dowdy


CHEMISTRY, PHYSICS, and MATH:
1st Place: Krisha Patel
2nd Place: Lily Ferriola
3rd Place: Jack Atwood


ENVIRONMENTAL, EARTH SCIENCE, and ZOOLOGY:
1st Place: Jazmin Lugo
2nd Place: Andrea Loayza
3rd Place: Isabella DeCosta


MEDICINE & HEALTH:
1st Place: Osa Unuigbe
2nd Place: Jacob Wood
3rd Place: DJ Williams


PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD:
Jack Atwood "The Brachistochrone"


MEDALISTS
Gold Medal (1st Overall) Krisha Patel, "The Natural Beauty of Math"
Silver Medal (2nd Overall) Osa Unuigbe, "Peripheral Vision: Losing Degrees as You Age?"
Bronze Medal (3rd Overall) Thomas Easterday, "What is the Effect of Gravity on Root Growth?"


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