Students of The Georgetown School of Arts & Sciences received several awards at the Lowcountry Regional Science and Engineering Fair, held on April 10 at the College of Charleston. TGS won 14 of the total awards given at the fair, including several of the top prizes. The fair featured projects from students attending Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester and Georgetown counties, including Academic Magnet and Lowcountry Leadership charter school.
TGS ninth grader Naomi took the second-place award for the entire fair. She also was awarded the prize for best project in Senior 1 Division (grades 9-10) and will be going to the Intel International Science Fair next month in Pittsburgh, PA. Seventh grader Ella won a Broadcom MASTERS nomination and is invited to apply to their national middle school competition. Ninth grader Johnathan placed third overall in the Senior 1 Division (grades 9-10). Ella received First Place overall in the Junior 2 Division (grades 7-8).
Sixth grader Camper was given the Best Conservation/Environmental Award for Junior 1 Division from the Charleston Soil and Water Conservation District. She also earned a Best Project in Geoscience certificate from the Association of Women Geoscientists.
The following TGS students received 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place awards in their respective divisions/categories: Naomi, Johnathan, Logan, Camper, Annika, Nasiyah, Isaac, Ella Cheek. Great job, Dr. Neubauer and all you Kingfishers who worked so hard!