Advanced Science Research Students participate in State Science Fair
Breck's Advanced Science Research (ASR) students earned a total of 27 awards at the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium and the State Science and Engineering Fair over the weekend of March 30-31.
Congratulations to Samantha Detor and Abigail Roh who advanced to the National JSHS competition with their poster and project: Searching the Shadows: Using Machine Learning to Classify Trees in Aerial Imagery.
James Clinton and Nathan Rockafellow were chosen to go to the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) with their project: Field Yield Revealed: Creating a radar-based system for pre-harvest potato yield mapping. Alex Anderson and Nathan Tank were chosen as first alternates to ISEF with their project: From Screen to Silicone: 3D printing mechanically and anatomically accurate organ models with unique characteristics.
From Middle School, Romy Peterson and Amira Sinclair received first place for the Beckham Coulter Science Award and the silver award for placing in the top 10 percent in the entire fair. There were also nominated for the national Broadcom Masters competition.
Gaby Hernández '19 and Deirdre O'Neill '19 were recognized in this year's Minnesota Supreme Court Essay Contest. Both students were members of this year's Advanced History Research class studying race and place in the Twin Cities.
Please welcome Mark Garrison as Breck's new Chief Information Officer.