Friday, June 08, 2012
FCPS Students Win Awards at Virginia Junior Academy of Science Competition
Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) students took top honors in five categories at the Virginia Junior Academy of Science research symposium and annual meeting held recently at Norfolk State University.
Winning first place awards were:
· Miyabi Saito of Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST) in Animal Behavior and Genetics.
· Alexander Monahan and Jonathan Towne of TJHSST in Botany.
· Richard Chong of Robinson Secondary School in Chemistry A.
· Hyae Seo of TJHSST in Chemistry C.
· Rachel Chuang of TJSST in Microbiology and Cell Biology.
In addition, Monahan and Towne won the Virginia Academy of Science Botany Award; Chong received the Rodney C. Berry Chemistry Award and the Catesby Jones Award; and Chuang won the Ann M. Hancock Cellular Biology Award.
For a complete list of winners, visit http://188.8.131.52/~vacadsci/vjas-1_files/Awards_Website_2012_Final.pdf.
Note: For more information, contact the FCPS Department of Communications and Community Outreach at 571-423-1200.