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SCSD Students Win Awards at 2015 CNY Science Fair

By Staff


SCSD ScienceSeveral Syracuse City School District students recently have been recognized for their scientific achievements in the 2015 Central New York Science and Engineering Fair at the MOST, SCSD officials stated.

Students from Ed Smith Pre-K-8 School, Huntington Pre-K-8 School, Westside Academy at Blodgett and Corcoran High School participated in the event.

According to officials, Ed Smith seventh graders Jude Scanlon, Marko Suchy and Odin Cridge were awarded honors for their project, “The Technology of 3D Printing.”

In addition, eighth grade Ed Smith students Natalie Feikes and Megan Scott were awarded honors for their project, “investigating whether there is a correlation between glucose content and water content in vegetables.” And, Ed Smith fifth grader Madeline Scott received high honors for her project about the weight of student backpacks. Two students received highest honors for their projects: Ed Smith fifth grader Jackson Marko, and Huntington School fifth grader Spencer Wiess.

Additionally, officials said two SCSD students received additional awards or medals. Corcoran Sophomore Signe Golash earned an IEEE Award in Electrical and Computer Engineering for showing mastery in the area of electricity & magnetism, electronics, computer science or optics. She also took home the Mu Alpha Theta recognition for demonstrating the most challenging, thorough, creative investigation of a problem involving math.

Ed Smith, 5th Grader Tyler Broschart, also received multiple awards, including the Lockheed Martin Award for excellence in engineering and technology, as well as the U.S. Air Force Award, in recognition of excellence in science, technology, engineering and math.

Two hundred forty-nine students from Central New York entered the science fair, according to officials.