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Middle and High School Science and Engineering Fair a Huge Success

Congratulations to our Science and Engineering Fair winners!

HIGH SCHOOL:
Overall 1st:
Sienna Wolfe (BV, 8th grade) Noah Pals (BHHS, 9th grade)
"Reducing Overdose Deaths from Prescription Medications: Does Analyzing Brainwave Activity in Response to Smell Demonstrate New Treatment Possibilities for Pain and Anxiety?"
Overall 2nd:
Y-Thien Lam, Julie Wang, Connie (Yutzu) Chang
(BHHS, 10th grade)
"Biodegradable Plastic"
Overall 3rd:
Gagan Mannur (BHHS, 11th grade)
"Organic Plant Cell Material Used for Regenerative Human Cells"

MIDDLE SCHOOL:
Overall 1st:
Anna Polin (BV, 8th grade)
"My Brain Can Smell: Making a formula with Different Smells to Help Students with Autism"
Overall 2nd:
Leia Gluckman (BV, 8th grade)
"Powder Power - formulating an all-purpose cleanser, sunscreen and insect repellant for refugee situations"
Overall 3rd:
Colby Gilardian (BV, 6th grade)
"Is Virtual Reality a better way to learn material than ordinary textbooks in schools?"

That's not all... 19 projects total (26 students) are moving on to the LA County Science Fair this spring!  Way to go students!

This event is put on by a dedicated team of parents, teachers and professionals in the community - and funded by the Beverly Hills Education Foundation. It is truly a group effort, and was an amazing success!  

Special thanks to the Science Fair Organizing Team: Nathan Kruger, Dr. Michele Kalt, Jenn Pederson, Nancy Coffey, Tara Leigh, Tina Wiener, Susan Kimura and Maria Sanchez.