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.
Congratulations to Emre Adabag, Margaret Broyles, Andrew Cheng, James Clinton, Samantha Detor, Gunnar Evenstad, Ekemini Jones, Grace Medeiros, Sam Schoenecker, Dylan Vincent, and Niels Wu, who were named National Merit Semifinalists by the College Board.
Beth Gaffga returns to Breck as our new Middle School English Teacher.