On March 23, students from Onondaga Road Elementary School, Camillus Middle, and West Genesee Middle School competed in the Central New York Science and Engineering Fair sponsored by the MOST and Lockheed Martin.
Each student utilized their own school projects from science fairs held earlier in the year. Awards were given at honors, high honors, and highest honors levels. In addition, there were special awards given by local businesses, professional societies, and educational organizations judged by a set of specified criteria.
CMS eighth graders Jeffrey Bush and Joanna Maressa received High Honors, an Intel American Meteorological Society Award and a Honeywell Summer Science week $1,000 scholarship for their project on measuring pH of rain and snow.
WGMS eighth graders Aubrey Trett and Alexandra Piczkur received Honors for their Gel Elctrophoresis Chamber. Seventh graders Maggie and Annie Marnell participated separately. Annie received honors for her project, Rain Refreshing Drink or Not?
Onondaga Road Elementary School had representation this year. Fourth graders, Abigail Walsh and Julia McCann, received Highest Honors for their project, Designing and Testing Closed Circuits Using Snap Circuits. Also participating were fifth graders Adrianna Mondello and Molly Coyne.