Eighteen of the St. Mary’s school-level Science Fair winners participated in the regional Southern Appalachian Science & Engineering Fair (SASEF) at the University of Tennessee on March 28-30, 2017.
The SASEF is sponsored by the University of Tennessee and numerous local companies and agencies and draws students from 23 counties in East Tennessee. The goal of the fair is to promote teaching the scientific method in science, engineering and math. St. Mary’s students have been recognized for multiple honors each year.
St. Mary’s is proud to announce that our students received the following overall awards, certificates of excellence, special awards and honorable mentions:
4th place– Amelia Van Berkel– “Did that Get the Lead Out?”
5th place– Sarah Tackett– “Milk: The Next Generation”
Certificates of Excellence: Parker Sorah-“Healthy Hydration Outdoors”, Sarah Tackett-“Milk: The Next Generation”, Amelia Van Berkel-“Did that Get the Lead Out?”
Elizabeth Brands-“Rubber vs. Cotton”: ASM Materials Education Foundation: Most Outstanding Exhibit in Materials Science, TN Chapter of the International Society of Automation (ISA): Best Use of Instrumentation or Controls in a Junior Project, Smoky Mountain Section of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE): Applying Engineering Practices
Mateo Gorrondona –“Fight Drought with Solar Panels”: American Meteorolgical Society Certificate of Outstanding Achievement, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA): 2017 Taking the Pulse of the Planet Award, NOAA: Atmospheric Turbulence & Diffusion Division, Oak Ridge, TN
Amelia Van Berkel-“Did that Get the Lead Out?”, American Institue of Chemical Engineers, East Tennessee Chapter of the American Chemical Society, BroadcomMasters Eligible
Sarah Tackett-“Milk: The Next Generation”: BroadcomMasters Eligible
Anna Kasemir-“Can You See Me Now?”: US Air Force Award
Sydney Mesmer-“Don’t Give Mosquitoes a Biting Chance”: SASEF Directors Award
Parker Sorah-“Healthy Hydration Outdoors”: BroadcomMasters Eligible
Honorable Mentions: Jacqueline Audet-“O-Pine Wood Derby”, Marissa Dalton– “A Clay Array of Amazing Glazing”, Mateo Gorrondona –“Fight Drought with Solar Panels”, Sydney Mesmer-“Don’t Give Mosquitoes a Biting Chance”, Ethan Sherlock– “Battle of the Genres”