Brooks, Emerich Awarded at Annual Greater Capital Region Science & Engineering Fair

Congratulations to BH-BL High School Science Research students in teacher Regina Reals class Emily Brooks and Owen Emerich who both won prizes at the 31st Annual Greater Capital Region Science and Engineering Fair.student standing near Stonehenge

Emily was recognized with the American Meteorological Society award for her project examining the effect of elevated nitrate and phosphate levels in captive grown scleractinian corals.

Owen received the Yale Science and Engineering Award which recognizes the most outstanding project in computer science, engineering, physics or chemistry for his work converting a household 3D printer into an affordable 5-axis 3D printer.

student with brown hair in a brown shirt smilingOwen was also awarded the $50,000 RPI Scholarship that is offered to one high school junior competing at the fair, and he placed third overall, which earned him an invitation to compete at the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair which will be held virtually in May.

Congratulations, Spartans!