EfTA SCI://TECH 2016

By: Sarah D Wood, Director of Communications
| Published 02/03/2016


MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas - The 2016 Sci://Tech Exposition Day took place Saturday, January 30, 2016 at the Lone Star Convention and Expo Center in Conroe, Texas. Sci://Tech is organized by the Education for Tomorrow Alliance (EfTA), and is one of the largest science and technology fairs in the nation with events spanning four weekends.

As part of Exposition Day, Conroe ISD elementary schools hosted interactive booths at the Huntsman Elementary Science Festival where students were able to share their knowledge and enthusiasm for discovery. Those present also had the opportunity to watch students and student teams participate in a Math Bowl, Forensics Demonstration, Robotics Demonstration, and PBK Sci.Math.e.Lon in which they shared their knowledge in science, technology, engineering, and math.

An awards ceremony was held in Saturday afternoon recognizing the High School Science Fair first place winners. U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady congratulated winners along with Conroe ISD Superintendent Dr. Don Stockton.

Student winners are as follows:

Ninth Grade Division

Animal Science - Ruth Simpson
Behavioral/Social Science - Ava Henson
Biochemistry/Microbiology - Andrew Yu
Chemistry - Kyle Mrosko
Computer Science - Matthew Winningham
Earth/Space Science - Mitchell Novak
Energy & Transportation - Praneel Joshi
Engineering - Harrison Potter
Environmental Science - Hudson Nash
Mathematics - Sithija Manage
Medicine/Health - Cody Pursifull
Physics & Astronomy - Zach Boudreaux
Plant Science - Mason Machicek

Team - Life Science
Khoa Ho
Trevor Underwood

Team - Physical Science
Emily Campbell
Dhwaani Chaturvedi

Senior High Division

Animal Science - Amanda Doyle
Behavioral/Social - Annanya Chaturvedi
Biochemistry - Andrea Santa Cruz
Chemistry - Victoria Hunt
Computer Science - Oliver Abdulrahim
Earth/Space - Andrew Kim
Energy and Transportation - Adithya Chunangad
Engineering - Nicholas Bracci
Environmental Science - Zoha Khan
Mathematics - Fernando Montes
Medicine/Health - Sreshta Margan
Physics & Astronomy - Zivan Vasquez
Plant Science - Cindy Yu

Team - Life Science
Ajitha Anand
Nandika Nair

Team - Physical Science
Hina Akbar
Annie Zhang

Grand Awards

Ninth Grade - Life Science Andrew Yu
Ninth Grade – Physical Science Praneel Joshi
Senior High - Life Science Margaret Steiner
Senior High - Physical Science Adithya Chunangad

The Exposition Day was preceded by the Anadarko Senior High Science Bowl, the Chevron Phillips Senior High Science Fair and the CB&I Junior High Science Fair. Still to come for Sci://Tech 2016:

February 6, 2016: Consolidated Communications Junior High Engineering Design Competition

February 12, 2016: Junior High Science Bowl

February 13, 2016: Lone Star College - Montgomery Biotechnology Competition and Senior High Engineering Design Competition

Additional information on Sci://Tech and the events is available at http://www.efta-us.org/in-thecommunity/sci-tech.

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